I see a Buffalo – Elaine Macdonald

I see a Buffalo – Elaine Macdonald

Written by on December 15, 2021 in Book Club, Children's Books

Another great proudly South African story. Sometimes many do not accept us judging us by our sizes, colour off our skin and that can drive us to loneliness. Here Buffalo was not accepted by others because he was too big and in way started feeling clumsy and did not truly see his self worth. When […]

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2022 Sky Guide – Astronomical Handbook for Southern Africa

2022 Sky Guide – Astronomical Handbook for Southern Africa

Written by on November 26, 2021 in Book Club, Nature

As a muslim we are highly dependent on the lunar calendar. We are also dependent on sunrise and sunset. This book is a good way for me to understand these so I can more less anticipate when the new will will be born. Usually muslims are most worried about the moon sighting in Ramadan. Going […]

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Taking selfies with a sheep: Jaco Jacobs

Taking selfies with a sheep: Jaco Jacobs

Written by on November 26, 2021 in Book Club, Children's Books

Luke Smith went for grandmother Alice on holiday because he got into trouble. He takes a road trip with his grandmother in her rickety landrover to the Karoo was obsessed with taking windmills. Anyone driving can relate how boring it is to drive through this terrain and without a decent music playlist you can go […]

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Get untamed – Glennon Doyle

Get untamed – Glennon Doyle

Written by on November 2, 2021 in Book Club, Self Help

A book for soul searching and to quit pleasing and start living. It makes you sit down and reflect on who you really are without all the labels. You question everthing in this book ,your role as a mother, your sexuality, your faith. You look deep into you own wild self. You go back to […]

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Pumpkin finds her kindness : Bianca Flanders

Pumpkin finds her kindness : Bianca Flanders

Written by on October 27, 2021 in Book Club, Children's Books

This was my favourite book of 2021. I loved it. It had such a beautiful lesson on how to deal with people with kindness even if you don’t like them or find something irritating about them. It gives you a great perspective on how change your mindset especially when you are so angry or frustrated […]

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Max Einstein Save the future: James Patterson

Max Einstein Save the future: James Patterson

Written by on October 26, 2021 in Book Club, Children's Books

Max Einstein saves the future by James patterson review by my son. The characters of the story areMax EinsteinDr zimmBenLeo The plotMax Einstein and her friends are trying to solve world hunger while facing multiple problems. Such as the new Corp hunter who is trying to make Max work for them and betrayal. Max is […]

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Magriet : Melanie Tait

Magriet : Melanie Tait

Written by on October 26, 2021 in Book Club, Children's Books

My children are struggling with afrikaans. Although they are grown kids and in teens, I thought the best way for them to be introduced into Afrikaans is to get children’s stories in Afrikaans. Magriet was so much fun for them to read. Although they are a bit old for this genre of books it was […]

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Surrounded by Setbacks – Thomas Erikson

Surrounded by Setbacks – Thomas Erikson

Written by on October 2, 2021 in Book Club, Self Help

from the author of Surrounded by idiots Thomas Erikson. Which seems to have some blame shifting from what title suggests, this books starts with being accountable for your part of the problem in your setback. Sometimes setbacks can be avoided if you read the trigger warning signs before the crap hits the fan. This gives […]

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Solomon the Lion – Kristina Jones

Solomon the Lion – Kristina Jones

Written by on September 30, 2021 in Book Club, Children's Books

Shame poor Solomon was suffering from insomnia. He is not your normal looking lion, he has very funky colourful pattern looking mane. So that makes you wonder about Solomon sleep issues. He tried all these different ways of falling asleep but sleep was evading him. He tried to sleep the way birds, hippos, zebras slept. […]

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The Flexatarian Foodie – Jax Moorcroft

The Flexatarian Foodie – Jax Moorcroft

Written by on September 26, 2021 in Book Club, Children's Books

The book is for those who what to be more conscious and mindful of what they eating. In the introduction of the book she lays out the problems we are facing in the world. What is nice she gives us a suggested solution on how she feels we can make the world better. She explains […]

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