Tom Brown's blog

current situation

Jacques was in state general hospital the whole of June and half of August, and following up as outpatient. He is recovering well and gradually but steadily picking up weight he is completely mobile and has been able since returning home. He does look a great deal more healthy now, sleeping well too. Jacques is Spartan allright. He was born a soldier. We get along well and my own health has been very good. He sees to shopping and meals I do my...

back home again

My brother came home yesterday evening after two more weeks in hospital. He looks good, he looks strong. Thank you for all the wishes and prayers, may God be with you. Greetings! Tom Brown

one week again

Our uncle and aunt were here they say Jacques is doing well, it is now a week again in hospital. They did some shopping for me got some nice goodies! I am alone again but coping well. Watching movies writing a bit (sleeping late!) keeping the house clean and tidy. We really appreciate all the prayers and wishes we did not realize how many friends we have. I printed some of his stories etc. of Abctales, he took it with to work on there. South...

soldier coming home

soldier coming home On friday my brother just stepped through the door like a soldier coming home from war. There still is a road but it's wonderful to have him here. First thing was Abctales! Grateful Tom Brown


worried Jacques still hasn't come home, I'm a bit worried it's more than three weeks now that he's in hospital. Coping on my own there is other family too.

my brother

my brother My brother is much better he wtll make it. Praise God.


Looks like I'm all on my own again. Wish my brother would come home.

Mountain streams of Africa

He was born in the summer of his 27th year Coming home to a place he'd never been before He left yesterday behind him you might say he was born again You might say he found a key for every door He climbed cathedral mountains he saw silver clouds below He saw everything as far as you can see I know you'd be a poor man if you never saw an eagle fly I've seen it raining fire in the sky The shadow from the starlight is softer than a lullaby ~ ~ o...

A Farm in South Africa

a – The dirt road and one can see the same stones were used in building the farm house. Ancient stone ruins in South Africa : b – Part of a typical rock wall right behind the house, the stones roughly fitted the wall was damaged and it is not a very large example. c – The stone age tool from ruins near the river perhaps an axe or knife. d – A rock fireplace by the wall.

South Africa 2022

Many people overseas would already be informed but still this may be interesting. We have real trouble you might know of it unfortunately the first part of this blog entry is bad news. Our main challenges are of an internal social nature. Going into winter available electricity is the immediate and pressing problem the network already cannot cope there are regular interruptions then there is a 5th Corona wave, in effect just after lifting the...