Category Archives: Africa

The wind.


When I was a little girl growing up in Africa I would sometimes on windy days, stand in the vegetable garden at the back of my grandparents property with my arms outstretched towards the sky and command in my most … Continue reading

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The things you see on late night walks….


Well, it was an interesting evening walk with my daughter and the dog. There we were strolling down the street when up ahead I saw a parked car with its headlights on but the engine turned off. I thought for … Continue reading

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The sound of memories.


Tonight as I sat alone in the kitchen, the house silent except for the ticking of the clock on the wall above my chair, I wondered why I find this sound so comforting. It is a sound of memories, I … Continue reading

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Journeys.


It’s funny when you look back on the road map of your life, how the twists and turns bring you to precisely this very moment. Some are simply minor detours while others are main roads that you simply cannot avoid. … Continue reading

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