Love at first sight

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Do you believe in love at first sight? I am not so sure. When I first met Andrew, I was attracted to him, but I don't think I could say I was in love with him from that very moment. It wasn't long after (5-6 weeks) that I knew he was the one, but it wasn't love at first sight.
So, apart from scrapbooking, another loved past time of mine is reading. I generally read for about 1/2 -1 hour every night. Love how books have the ability to transport you to other times and places. And if you know me at all, you will know that ever since visiting South Africa, I have had a passion for all things African. At the moment I am reading a book called The White Masai. It is such an unbelievable book. It is a true story of a white Swiss woman who fell in love (at first sight) with a Masai warrior while on holidays in Kenya. She gives up her wealthy life in Switzerland, her thriving fashion business and her steady boyfriend, and moved to Kenya to live with this man in a totally different culture to what she had ever known.
It is such an interesting read and has really opened my eyes further to how others live around the world and to remember that our culture and our way of life isn't the only way to live and although I wouldn't change what I have for anything, I mustn't judge those who choose to live differently to me.

Anyway, hopping off the soapbox now!!


Jess said...

I remember hearing about this story, and I really wanted to read the book but forgot about it. Might have to go pick it up this weekend.

And thanks for linking my site! :-)