Nocturnal Wenchy

African Hips Don't Lie

  • The Beautiful Game.

    Dear friends and other interesting creatures, When I close my eyes, one of the first memories of Kev that comes to mind, is of a year old boy pushing a walking frame. It had big plastic wheels and looked like a car. 🙂 My little boy with the light blonde baby hair was pushing his… Continue reading

  • Zero Discrimination Day

    On Zero Discrimination Day, 1 March, we promote and celebrate diversity, tolerance and inclusion. We celebrate the right of everyone to live a full and productive life— with dignity regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, skin colour, height, weight, sexual orientation, religion, culture, disability, HIV status, mental health etc. Embrace the fact that we are all… Continue reading

  • #day63 Walking Wildly

    Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Taking a walk on the wild side on #day63 at The Wilds. I have missed out on this oasis in the middle of the concrete for far too long. I walked with the #wisewildies group today and can see myself doing it again for sure. It was informative, fun,… Continue reading

  • Zoo Lake Picture Walk

    Dear friends and other interesting creatures, My list of #50things to do this year, included taking a picture at the Million Plus Recyclers frame at Zoo Lake that I drive past often. @SirNoid and I decided that #wecandohardthings and walked to #zoolake (3.5km from our front door to that frame) which included hearing a #lion… Continue reading

  • #day60

    👉 #nofilter, #nomakeup #selfie was taken on #day57 😊 🧁 I’ve read it takes 21 days to make a habit and 90 days to make it a permanent lifestyle change. #day60 and I never want to go back to “one day” or #day1. 🧁The feeling of greater physical capability I am experiencing is freeing. The… Continue reading

  • A countdown to 50.

    Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I wanted to capture my journey to turning 50, next year 2023. This is my first entry at 5h15am on Saturday, 11 June 2022. Two sleep away from turning 49 years old. I’m about to get up, shower and be a good Mom. Drive to my daughter, Victoria 30… Continue reading

  • No blue Monday…

    … cause it is Tuesday. Life feels overwhelming. I have a chronic stomach ache. I’ve had tests, scans and scopes done and apparently it is my Anxiety just being extra. My skin feels like it is on fire, a Fibromyalgia flair type pain. I’m so tired. To my soul tired. Physically, emotionally and mentally. I… Continue reading

  • The Kissing Booth : One Last Time – Book Review

    Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I do enjoy me a bit of Teen & Young Adult Fiction from time to time. It is easy to get lost into the yesterday of youth… but still learn life lessons. Beth Reekles is the author of The Kissing Booth and the sequel, Going the Distance and now… Continue reading

  • Victoria : 10 Random Things

    Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Today my only biological daughter, and Owner of Whisk Me Away shares 10 Random bits about herself. 1 I love playing Pokémon go, I’m even pretty good at it. 2 My cupcake business, Whisk Me Away has been an idea since matric (2017) and finally came to life in… Continue reading

About Me

Mom to many, wife to SirNoid. Lover of water, walks in the shade and all things purple.