Tag Archives: Afrikaans




What am I? Bugs on a slide viewed through a microscope? Macrophages? Abstract art? Answer appears upside down at the bottom of this post.

Did you really turn your laptop upside down? hehe

Answer: Photo is the pattern left on the stoep from two dog mats that had been caught out in the rain. I particularly like the fine detail of the fringes. Did you guess?

What is a stoep? Afrikaans for a veranda.

A Piece of Cake

A piece of cake!

A piece of cake!

Happiness is . . .

Suddenly remembering there’s a slice of milk tart left in the fridge! Yum!

What is melktert? It is an Afrikaans dessert, similar, but superior, to the English egg custard.

Try it out for yourself:


Oh wait! That one’s in Afrikaans! haha

Here you go: