From There To Here
Hi and Welcome
I am Di McDougall. Life brought me from there to here over the hills and through the valleys and still the road goes on. I love swimming. I’m an enthusiastic cook and gardener. I like movies and the occasional binge watch. The complicated heritage that being South African so often bestows has shaped me. I am a wife, mother and grandmother. These roles thankfully continue to teach me about love.
19 May 2023
I had one of those moments recently that stops everything. Feels like I am watching from outside myself.
29 March 2023
What I felt was a longing for elsewhere. And thankfully there were windows that opened to that other place, doors that let me leave...
9 March 2023
I am not who I was 20 years ago and to my eternal gratitude I am not who I was 40 years ago.
11 April 2022
I have gardened for most of my life by now. For me I first woke up to the possible magic of a garden when I met my husband’s grandmother...
22 November 2021
What a joy to talk about one of my very favourite books. It’s a book that is full of meaning for me, changed how I looked at things.