Kategorie: I write English sometimes

Phediša – Live, and let others live

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…

#SoCS : “ma”

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….

#SoCS Digest

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…

#SoCS: To roll with the role or not

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…

Poppy Day remembrance

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…

#SoCS: Mean

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…

#SoCS: Point

  “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….

#SoCS Bone….bad to the bone

  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…

#SoCS Can

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…

#SoCS Precious

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…

#SoCS : Card

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…

#SoCS Domino effect

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…

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