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Roses and Rust · 2d ago

Have you Heard of Hygge?

Pronounced "hueguh", hygge is a Danish word, loosely translated as cosiness, togetherness, conviviality, comfort and contentment. The Afrikaans word "geselligheid" is a good description.The Danes are one of the happiest nations on earth so perhaps it...
Roses and Rust · 1M ago

The Gen on Gin

We have just come back from a relaxing week in Hermanus with 2 of our boys where we did some fun stuff for them and then rewarded ourselves with some fun stuff for us like wine tasting, craft beer and gin tasting. I hadn't been gin tasting before. It...
Roses and Rust · 2M ago

Rainy Day Ramblings

We have battened down our hatches here during the worst storm Cape Town has seen in 30 years.Photo via News 24 Schools and universities have closed for the day and given that my boys are all writing exams, I'm pleased to report that they are using th...
Roses and Rust · 2M ago

Magazine Worthy

I do spend a fair amount of time browsing the internet looking at decor blogs, pinterest p...
Roses and Rust · 3M ago

A Watch to Want....

♪ ♫ If I was you, I'd wanna be me, too ♪ ♫.....and I'll tell you why........because the ki...
Roses and Rust · 3M ago

Autumn is in the Air

I'm so pleased that Autumn is here. I find that the older I get the less I can tolerate th...
Roses and Rust · 4M ago

A Good Getaway

I have been somewhat absent from cyberspace for a while. It often happens during the holid...
Roses and Rust · 4M ago

Back from the Dead!

My sister came for supper last night and said that a friend of hers, who reads my blog, asked her to please tell me to start blogging again. Well I wasn't aware that I had stopped! Perhaps, ...
Roses and Rust · 5M ago

I've been framed!

The saying goes that "you are only as good as the company you keep". Well I must be pretty amazing based on the excellent company I keep! And, luckily for you, I'm going to introduce you to ...
Roses and Rust · 6M ago

Pondering the Persian

After my last blog post where I declared my eldest son to be my favourite because he shed a few tears in the movie "Lion", my second born felt he would like to make a play for the position of favourite. "I have been moved to tears too by something I ...