'Never Let A Stumble In The Road Be The End Of Your Journey.' Generally speaking, I'm a happy-go-lucky, spontaneous optimist. If ever someone had to volunteer to jump off a cliff, I'd be that crazy person who dive-bombed into the unknown below - probably with a great big smile and insane whoop. But when it comes … Continue reading Week 1 of My 52 Kg Journey
Since deciding to embark on my 52 kg journey more than a week ago, I have constantly been at work either trying to prepare myself for a change that is to come, or implementing an actual change. While I am now currently in the first week of the Healing Phase of my challenge, I promised … Continue reading My Weight Loss Preparation (Phase 1)
'Happiness Is German Engineering, Italian Cooking And Belgian Chocolate.' - Patricia Briggs This past weekend I discovered the truth of this quote for myself. Unfortunately for Patricia Briggs, she left out the part about happiness also being Belgian waffles and Tintin comics! During their weekly market on Saturday, Vergenoegd Wine Estate just outside of Stellenbosch … Continue reading A Tasty Belgian Festival At Vergenoegd Wine Estate!
'The First Step To Getting Anywhere Is Deciding You're Not Willing To Stay Where You Are.' What’s up, world? Well, some would say the roof, and others the sky… but a less literal interpretation for me, would be to say that this is the day my life starts anew. Yup, change is in the air! … Continue reading My 52 Kg Journey – Day 1 (19 November 2017)
'To Plant A Garden Is To Believe In Tomorrow.' - Audrey Hepburn Have you ever wished you could time-travel? Just walk right back through history to experience a taste of what once was and is no more? That’s exactly what it’s like strolling through the Stellenberg Gardens. Except, of course, these glorious grounds of old-world … Continue reading A Visit To The Magical Stellenberg Gardens
'You Cannot Change What You Refuse To Confront.' Hi everyone! What’s up? As this is my second official post as the Whimsical Rebel (call me Lize!) I'd like to start off by telling you a bit more about myself before I tell you more about my own personal upcoming challenge – the challenge of learning to accept, love … Continue reading My 52 Kg Journey
‘The world is not made of atoms. The world is made of stories.’ – Muriel Ruykeser Harry Potter… Lord of the Rings… The Hunger Games… Narnia… The Hobbit… The Sword of Truth… The Mortal Instruments… Fallen… Princess Diaries… So many stories… Each one of them is pure fiction and completely unrealistic, but the message they … Continue reading I Am A Writer.