Things have been so busy that I haven’t gotten to sharing the latest sleep over news with all of you. Two very patient boys from the Fikelela Child and Youth Care Centre in Khayelitsha near Cape Town were very excited to finally be coming on their sleep over with us. Things had been a bit topsy-turvy with my dad passing away and so they weren’t quite sure when it was their turn until[…]
Not many of us devote enough time to reducing our plastic footprint, perhaps because most of us aren't aware of the impact our discarded plastics have on the environment, and in particular, the ocean. As humans, we use over 300 million tons of new plastic every year, half of which we use only once. Eight million tons of this plastic waste ends up in the ocean.
For 2018, estimates show that[…]
The opportunity to cuddle lion cubs and feed them has an understandable appeal, and the promise of this experience attracts thousands of volunteers to South Africa every year. Many more tourists and celebrities are drawn by opportunities to take a selfie with a lion cub, or to pose on a 'walk with lions', with social media feeds being littered with the results.
If this kind of animal interaction[…]