As 2009 heralded the end of my two year contract with the Cancer Association, I embarked on a wonderful new journey. A newspaper editor and I had a lively discussion about charity and charitable work. We both agreed that if one is paid to…
Ma Baker sits quietly with some other ‘let’s make a non-chef, as loving as Nigella’ – kitchen paraphernalia. Waiting for her weekly moment in the spotlight. Surely, on this lovely Saturday morning, as the sun comes up, Ma Baker hears the kitchen cupboard open….
So Linda wants us to digest digest Digestion of words. A dictionary I find difficult to digest. A thesaurus with it’s world of possible words opening at every turn, a little easier on my cerebral palate. Words strung together wonderfully in prose, I’ll have…
In the game of life, various roles are set out for each of us to play. It starts in childhood, where good behaviour and achievements are rewarded. This escalates in school and escalates even more once you reach adulthood. Perfection, prestige, fame, fortune, the…
All over the world Remembrance Day was commemorated on November 11. Lest we forget the horrors of the world a war. As November rolls around, I remember a special woman. Feisty, fearless and a force to be reckoned with. Corrie van Rhyn was her…
Meaningless meander It is mean not to say what you mean. How can you say it is mean I mean what I say What does it mean What does what mean You know what I mean I do not have the means to understand…
“Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “point.” Open a book on your lap, close your eyes, and put your finger on the page. Whatever you land on, whether it be a word, a phrase, or a sentence, write about it….
So, bone is the word. I hear a guitar and a sax in the back of my mind…words to write escape me. Classic rock with killer bass guitar and saxophone ….”bbbadddd to the bbone….” I can write nothing, I am rocking. Feeding my…
CAN \kən, ˈkan also ˈken; dialectal ˈkin\ past could\kəd, ˈku̇d \; present singular & plural can Can can boast becuase can can! Can can do what cannot can’t Can is an inside job. Only you can. Can cannot be bought. Can is…
At mention of the word precious, Gollum of Lord of the Rings whispers in my ear: “My precious.” A Wikepedia article on Gollum explains: “The Ring, which Gollum referred to as “my precious” or “precious”, extended his life far beyond natural limits. Centuries of…
Write about “card” says the #SoCS challenge for this weekend. Off goes my mind. Racing as always. Birthday card, Christmas card, identity card, bank card, memory card, playing card, betting card, race card….so many options. I come to a screeching halt. One card currently trumps…
Words containg dom. A suffix indicating a certain condition or state says Oxford. Domino comes to mind. The effect of one domino falling onto another, setting a chain of action in motion. The house of cards tumbles down…. games…..real life. Speaking of games, the…
My vreugdes en frustrasies
Skyn, liggie, skyn!
To become remarkable, hold yourself accountable
Hier gesels ek oor alles wat my bly maak: my taal, die natuur, kuns, die lewe.
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Random thoughts, life lessons, hopes and dreams
Waar ons boeke saam met die seelug inasem
oder auch "Die Bea schreibt" *** expect nothing... not even the unexpected *** erwartet nichts... noch nicht mal das unerwartete
Sien die groot prentjie.
Life in progress
Denke oor die wêreld, sy plekke en sy mense
Waar die hart van vol is, loop die mond van oor
Stories met Siel
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Uncommon common sense
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Life according to one of life’s truly gifted naturally born wafflers… an open diary of a Saffer in a different land... life in the greater Dublin & Leinster area. (Since 2011) My quests fuel my dreams… my dreams fuel my quests!!
Ons het almal iemand nodig om na ons te luister
Lesse geleer, en stories uit my lewensreis
Waar die hart van vol is …
Sharing my life in Mozambique and all things country in Southern Africa
The dreams you desire can be achieved, for with God nothing is impossible.
Kaitlin B. Curtice
Disappearing into South Africa's wild places... Again!
live the story you want to tell
Waar ek my woorde en note kombineer om my storie te vertel
Wat jy in jou gedagtes toelaat, dit word jou lewe
dit is wat dit is, ek is ook wat ek is
Kortverhale, gedigte en sommer enigiets met die lewe te doen.
Almal om my is gek...
Spraak-, taal- en gehoorterapeut. Kamma-digter. Lewenslange student. Reisiger. Liefhebber van woorde, musiek en Afrika. Deur Genade gered en deur Liefde vrygespreek.
Cilnette Pienaar weaves and unravels
Die groenspreeu is 'n kunstenaar ...
finding our way back to love