amanda spies du plessis

Amanda Spies du Plessis


  • Born in South Africa
  • Mother and Grandmother
  • Freelance writer
  • Philosopher of sort


  • Cooking and trying my hand at traditional dishes from other countries.
  • Listen to Country music,Cliff Richard and Queen
  • Partake in Parkrun, Volkspele (folk dancing) Meditation, Taichi, Yoga and Jane Fonda exercise videos.
  • Love going to the theatre, the botanical gardens and the library
  • Into DIY house and garden renovations
  • Try out new things all the time

Amanda du Plessis

  • Joined the South African Police directly after school and served my country for 9 years.
  • Worked as personal assistant for more than 10 years.
  • Journalist and later as editor for a local Newspaper
  • Journalist for a national tabloid.

The man behind the Internet is Tim Berners-Lee
My post Here I am tells the story of how I started this website.

Amanda Spies du Plessis is the writer and owner of Let’s make tea
as well as the Afrikaans website Amandaskrywer.
Send an e-mail to amandadups(@)gmail.com or go to the contact page and leave a message.

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