Tea Reviews

Review of Ketepa Jasmine Tea

I haven’t done a tea review this year, this will be my first. I received this as a sample from a recent event a friend attended. I haven’t seen them on the supermarket shelves yet. I look forward to these new flavours as I believe Ketepa will continue to improve on quality. The packet speaks volumes about what to expect.…

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Saving Hope by Liese Sherwood-Fabre
Book Reviews

Book Review: Saving Hope-Liese Sherwood Fabre

Blurb In one of Siberia’s formerly closed cities, Alexandra Pavlova, an unemployed microbiologist, struggles to save her daughter’s life. When she turns to Vladimir, her oldest friend, for help, she’s drawn into Russia’s underworld. His business dealings with the Iranians come to the attention of Sergei Borisov, an FSB (formerly the KGB) agent. Alexandra finds herself joining forces with Sergei…

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Shaz-Pose
Fitness

Weekly Zumba Workouts

So every week; either twice a week or once a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays, I attend 1 hour Zumba workout sessions. If you are bored of cardio and love to dance, then Zumba is the place for you. Its taken me a while to get this post up and running because I don’t want this to be just another…

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Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurrie
Book Reviews

Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie

Did I miss something as to why this book received a Pulitzer Prize? I struggled through the book. I refused to give up on it because it was a book club read. One word to sum it up: B. O. R. I. N. G! Three quarters of the time I kept asking myself where this book was headed. In summary…

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Book Reviews, Fitness, Tea Reviews

Things and Things in 2018

The last quarter of 2017 was a challenge for me in relation to blogging. First this site was hacked several times and the hosting account was suspended on a number of occasions. It was an interesting experience because I was forced by circumstances to learn a thing or two about internet security. The blog started off as a book and…

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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Book Reviews

A Review the Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

About the Nightingale Despite their differences, sisters Vianne and Isabelle have always been close. Younger, bolder Isabelle lives in Paris while Vianne is content with life in the French countryside with her husband Antoine and their daughter. But when the Second World War strikes, Antoine is sent off to fight and Vianne finds herself isolated so Isabelle is sent by…

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Caramel Tea
Tea Reviews

Tea review: Ketepa pride’s caramel flavored tea

Ketepa’s Caramel flavored tea is a premium tea blended and packaged in Kericho Kenya by Kenya Tea Packers Limited. The tea is packaged in packets of 25 string and tagged tea bags. TEA INFORMATION Country of Origin- Kenya Ingredients- Caramel flavor, blended black CTC tea Steep Time: 4 minutes Water temperature: Bring water to boil Tasting notes: The Ketepa Caramel…

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A tale of two cities Charles Dickens
Book Reviews

A Tale of Two Cities

About A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities portrays a world on fire, split between Paris and London during the brutal and bloody events of the French Revolution. After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille the aging Dr Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There, two very different men, Charles…

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Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta
Book Reviews

A Review of Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta

About Under the Udala Trees Ijeoma comes of age as her nation does; born before independence, she is eleven when civil war breaks out in the young republic of Nigeria. Sent away to safety, she meets another displaced child and they, star-crossed, fall in love. They are from different ethnic communities. They are also both girls. When their love is…

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ericho Gold Love Tea
Tea Reviews

Tea review: Kericho gold – love tea

I call this tea, the tea with a passion. I personally loved this tea experience. As it says in its pack, it sets you in the mood and I really did seize the moment. I took this on a cold Saturday afternoon after a dentist appointment. It helped set the relaxation mood for the rest of the afternoon. I liked…

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