Expat Life Through Rose Tinted Glasses

Rose tinted glasses soften and morph reality.  When it comes to expat life, from the outside our life may look perfect, but expectation and reality rarely tally. I didn't have actual rose tinted glass or lenses to use in my photographs, so in true expat style improvised with rosé filled ones. Yes, a certain amount … Continue reading Expat Life Through Rose Tinted Glasses

5 Top Tips to Guide you when Buying Diamond Jewellery

South Africa is famous for diamonds.  Whether you are living here or just visiting, you will no doubt appreciate some guidance if you are in the market for a loose stone or piece of diamond jewelry.  These tips are useful wherever in the world you're looking to buy. Expat Michelle Morrow is passionate and well-informed about … Continue reading 5 Top Tips to Guide you when Buying Diamond Jewellery

Diamonds on the Soles of My Shoes: Cullinan Diamond Mine

Well, maybe not diamonds, maybe just diamond dust.  Even that is probably wishful thinking having listened to all the checks and balances in place to mine and refine every nanogram of diamond matter blasted out of the famous Cullinan Diamond mine situated just a little over an hour from Johannesburg.  Looking to inject some sparkle into … Continue reading Diamonds on the Soles of My Shoes: Cullinan Diamond Mine