Being exposed to icy winter mornings surely make you feel alive, and as much as you try to protect all the sensitive parts – like ears and hands – there is no denying the bite in the air.
Jo’burg does, however, offer a little compensation with the crisp blue skies high above. Being out and about early on these days is my favourite. Breathing in the cold air, a runny nose, smoke coming from your breath and wrapping up warmly is all part of the magic.
Trying to imagine that the dull, crispy grass and bare trees will completely transform into a luscious green pasture in only but a couple of months is almost unthinkable.
And then of course there is the return to a cozy kitchen with a cup of cocoa. Always nice to get home…