School Reunion 2008

celebrating its half-centenary - true, as witnessed, though not my school; worrying

Attack and destroy!

In the mini bus our motto was “Val aan en vernietig!” Attack and destroy! For our away matches the team spirit was more like a rock band than a chess...
Gold cherry

Black Catters

Some gifts are far more precious than others. We only have to recognise them when they are offered.

The Corner Library

At the age of nine, my world revolved around books. I had not yet gotten into hard science fiction or whimsical fantasy; I liked Westerns, I liked...

A Chilled Out Day

Dear diary, Wednesday 3rd of June 2020. My path is filled with thoughts of adventure, the great unknown fills me with some trepidation, yet...

Live when you have it.

Live every moment of your life. Life is pretty strange, the time you are living right now no matter how, in future won't last and you miss this exact...

"Those Summer Days"

I ran out the door so fast I barely heard my mom tell me to be home for supper. “I will,” I called back as I slammed out the front door. My friends...

Covid 19- Running Out of Castard and Mustard

29/April/2020 Dear Readers, We went through my birthday, my husband's birthday and Easter in quarantine. We bit our tongues and remained...

Dear Mum,

Sitting in the garden, the brief memory of your voice echoes through trees, carried on happy breezes that cool the spirit. Recollections come...

My Heart Belongs to The Highlands (Part2)

Returning to school in mid-August brought a sadness amongst us kids. It symbolised the end. Although the summer days continued for a few more weeks,...