I have never traveled outside Africa

I have never traveled outside Africa and that’s the truth. Believe it or not. Lack of finances. I’m more of an armchair traveler. I have traveled in Africa When I was a youngster we traveled a lot by train as my Father was a train […]

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Happy being me

The other night I was watching videos online and a video was suggested to me about how celebrities are followed by paparazzi everywhere they go and I was forever happy being me. I want to be famous This is the dream of many kids growing […]

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Not my finest hour

I am at my best a bit clumsy. I will step in the only poop in the road Not my finest hour While I am clumsy, I also tend to say the wrong things, say too much, oh boy have I got it wrong through […]

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Act your age

Right through my life, I heard the dreadful words: “Please act your age” . First of all. I wasn’t out there drinking and behaving bad, nor was I smooching guys who could be my children. However, my circle of friends were very conservative (maybe closet […]

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Living with an illness

My story about living with an illness This is my story about living with an illness. During the second part of 2010 I noticed that I would get the hiccups almost every time when I started eating. I used to eat very fast and was […]

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Winter is coming

Winter time It is the beginning of April and the winter is creeping in on us here in South Africa. It was almost like a coin flip. The one day it was hot and humid and the next day was cool with long nights and […]

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Here I am

This is Amanda from Let’s make tea. Many moons ago (the year 2000 to be exact), I joined the World wide web with Internet access at home (remember dial-up?) after surfing the Internet in Internet cafes foralmost two years. I’m not sure if it makes […]

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