Celebrating Life :)

September! Oh how the months have flown by! I am always excited about beginnings. If you tell me you have got a new job, or started a new project, I am going to blow it out of proportion. If things don’t work out, well we celebrated when we could. New months are no different. My …

All I want for Christmas..

Monica tells me she no longer ‘feels’ Christmas the way she did when she was little. “Back then, all our step mothers would come with their children. There was so many people and the house was filled with joy,” she recollects. She was too young to think about which ‘wife’ was treated better or investigate …

Passion. Pleasure. Pain

It is one year since I made the decision to walk out of what is commonly referred to as  ‘gainful employment.’ When I asked google what it meant, this was the response I got. 'Employment situation where the employee receives consistent work and payment from the employer' Never mind that I thought gaining can be in …

Charity; is it really worth it?

It is almost two years since the birth of 40 days over 40 smiles. Last night a few thoughts kept me awake and they shall consequently form the content of this blog post. The journey we embarked on is designed in such a way that we meet people from diverse backgrounds; rich, poor, vulnerable, deliberately …

BE Santa this Christmas

Every year, 40-40 has both an Easter and Christmas drive to make these days more special for disadvantaged children in the country. These young people(40-40)  are even cooler because they make other ordinary days special too but you know, these just stand out more 😉 A few months ago we embarked on a project to build …