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Happening

I have accidentally created a thought process and it helps me see through the “fluff” when faced with tough life events or happenings. For example, my brother died last year and my mom was recovering from breast cancer, our cat passed away a few months ago and my dad...

Poem for David

Dear David, They say memories are golden We never wanted memories, we only wanted you…. If love alone could have saved you, You never would have died In life we loved you dearly In death we love you still In our hearts you hold a place No one can ever fill If...

To life…l’chaim

Apart from the power of saying thank you, and saying it again in case the first one was insufficient, I was brought-up knowing that sometimes you have to celebrate and be merry despite the circumstances. So it was then that on Saturday we celebrated the life of a cat...

Shanti…peace

She was a deep thinker, wise and feisty. She died resting on a cloth from the Ganges. It was appropriate. Her name was India. At 13 years old, India was never meant to pass so young. Always having an opinion on things, she also loved to ponder over the universe while...

Things that travel

We had a false start. The one car’s battery was flat. I know that my deceased grandfather, Ted, who was a mechanic, had secretly planned this test. Fear not, Husband was there. In less than 10 minutes, we were off. Our Groot Trek from Irene in Gauteng to Somerset West...