What I’m About

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Atop Bulwer Mountain – KwazuluNatal – Never forget your WHY

Hi there & welcome.

Read my Wanderlust Traveler Interview here

In September 2016 I fired my boss to completely live by Faith, doing whatever I felt God lead me to do. I knew that I would never be able to fulfill God’s purpose for my life while working in the corporate world.

I grew up in Hout Bay, Cape Town, but moved to KZN for 10 years until 2016 when I moved back to Cape Town for work. After 8 months there and within less than 2 weeks of resigning I packed up my flat, loaded what I could in my Hyundai Atos and returned to my beloved KwaZuluNatal. I put my Milnerton flat on the market and God sold it within a week, so began my search for a farm/country house & spacious garden or even completely wild land.

And I have found it in Bulwer, Southern Drakensberg, South Africa.

But it has most definitely not been all flowers and hearts. Part of this journey has been writing my autobiography, and I’ve delved into the deepest canyons of some of my darkest memories.

But, like journeys do, mine has evolved and the autobiography has become the springboard. I find myself completely able to love my life as a whole, including myself and what I now do:

Landscape & Rural Photography and what I call Social Media based Tourism PR & Photography, with specific focus on KwaZuluNatal.

 

Some things you might find here:

Tourism #IDoTourism

Travel

Photography – Canon 80D lenses 18-135mm (2017>)

More about me and my WHY

On my creative site MelancholyMons you might find:

Poetry

Autobiography Excerpts (not for the faint hearted)

Random Ramblings from my early blogging days

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The best is yet to come