Winny, my new cushion

9th February 2019, England, Day 7 We went into some charity shops yesterday. I'd forgotten what treasure troves they are! When I buy something from one, I feel like I'm contributing to the reuse and recycle culture, which I want to do more of in my life. My latest purchase is sadly not a recycled … Continue reading Winny, my new cushion

Transitions: Experiencing Africa as Africa

South Africa: 18th January 2019 Siri fees Lucy the horse and she uses her left hoof to tip the plastic bowl over. She prefers to eat her feed of the dusty ground rather than out the bowl. She has been whinnying in grief most of the night. Yesterday, her companion, Gypsy drifted off to horse … Continue reading Transitions: Experiencing Africa as Africa

Two for Six Word Saturday

It's my annual December holiday. A wall of heat exits outside the house - it's 34℃ today. I'm lounging in a cool spot and drinking ice tea. A smidgen of creativity nudges me in the heat. Hey, how about a Six-word story? Great idea! I haven't done any for a while. Then I remembered the Saturday … Continue reading Two for Six Word Saturday

Wacky Wednesday: Santa Survey

Danbo had just finished watching "The Christmas Chronicles" on Netflix with Debbie and T. Wondering if Santa's floppy red, hat really helped him to fly, he found a discarded one in the decoration box. But it didn't fit his oddly shaped head. He sighed. No flying for him then. Danbo noticed that Debbie and T … Continue reading Wacky Wednesday: Santa Survey

Living joyfully: A Photo Walk & Memories

Sometimes normal things unexpectedly turn into joyful things! Yesterday, my son and I arranged to have a walk around our university campus to take some pics before we leave Grahamstown. I was here as a student in the early 80s and he has just finished his first year. I also currently work at the university, … Continue reading Living joyfully: A Photo Walk & Memories