Another incredible list of Afrikaans Idioms, their English equivalent and meaning, because we like them and need them so! Patience, repetition, making connections with expressions already known as well as with visual clues are key to understanding idioms, as some are easier to decode and grasp than others.
40 + Incredible Afrikaans Idioms sorted A to Z, with English equivalents and meaning.
Continue reading “40 + Incredible Afrikaans Idioms with English Equivalents and Meaning”
Because idioms can be fun, here are 6 phrases linguistically identical in Afrikaans, German, English and Romanian, with a little historical background too. How else? 🙂
Continue reading “6 Idioms Linguistically Identical in Afrikaans, German, English and Romanian”
South Africans were gifted with surprising snow near Karoo recently, so I invite you to a Christmas in July with fresh images of snow, a Christmas tree from Bucharest and some magical doors for Thursday Doors.
Continue reading “Surprising Snow North of Karoo, a Christmas in July”
Ever found yourself a traveler in the land of apes? We found ourselves in a different kind of primate land once, holidaying in Durban, on the KwaZulu-Natal coast of the Indian Ocean. We were enjoying the ocean’s breeze coming through the open balcony door when with it in jumped a monkey! Bouncing from the neighboring tree onto the balcony ledge, then into the living room and up on the kitchen island where she picked her reward, a bunch of bananas!
Had she thanked us? I think she waved – her tail. Better the bananas than the car keys nearby…
Continue reading “Why a Traveler Better be Watchful Near Apes”
Welcome to South African Oscar Winners & Nominees Over The Years, an evocative timeline of why we are Proudly South African, apart from our legends, our landscapes, our national parks, and so much more. Nkosi sikelele Africa. God bless Africa.
Continue reading “South African Oscar Winners & Nominees Over The Years”