Netball or Basketball?

Those of you who have been following my blog since last year will know that I have, despite all my love for South Africa, expressed disdain for one of the staples in the South African school day - netball. But see what happens when this middle-aged mother from overseas is forced to actually play a netball game she thinks is so much beneath her.


Cricket for Expats

batsman protecting wicket playing cricket in South Africa
Batsman protecting the wicket

‘When’s the game itself going to begin?‘ – Groucho Marx while watching a cricket match at Lord’s field

If you’re moving to South Africa, you’ll have to learn about cricket. Otherwise, you’ll sit at the Vodacom store ...