The Showering Angel!
Writer Published on November 23, 2017

There is so much need in the world. I sometimes look at the state of my town and people around me and heave a deep regretful sigh. Mark Booysen also saw the needs of those around him. He too heaved a deep regretful sigh. And decided to do something about it. Mark had been working

Thank you for the music!
Writer Published on November 9, 2017

I watched the dancers moving to a music I could no longer hear. Their bodies swayed and moved to a hidden beat. There was laughter, hand clapping, stamping and twirling. I wished that I still possessed a little of the grace I used to have. I would have enjoyed to have been a part of

Up, Up & Away!
Writer Published on October 26, 2017

Grantleigh College! I had been asked to speak at the Valedictory Service by Janet McGrath (nee Maiden). She knew me from way back in my past, when I was at Durban University. “ I was a couple of years younger than you. I used to look after you in sheer envy and admiration as you

Cook with Care!
Writer Published on October 12, 2017

I used to be a really good cook! My family heard this comment and promptly burst into raucous laughter! “You were never a good cook, Gaye! You made a great mince dish, but that was it!” I beg to differ. I used to make a mean spinach soup, and my casseroles were renowned! I certainly

Sky Dreaming!
Writer Published on September 28, 2017

‘In the absence of sleep, my restless nights have been fuelled by my overactive imagination, weaving waking dreams onto the canvas of conception. Filling my head with lots of ideas waiting to be born into reality. I am eager to return to my beautiful mistress, Creation!’ Jaeda DeWalt I love the sky. Every night at

The Best of Hosts!
Writer Published on September 14, 2017

Predestination. Karma. Fate. Call it what you will. The Lord smiles as my life rolls in and out of its predestined plan. As a result of my fall from the stage, my life as an actress ended. What do I do now, I thought. Panic and terror about the future engulfed me. It was too much

Friends!
Writer Published on August 9, 2017

“This royal throne of kings, this sceptered isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea.” ― William Shakespeare I think

My ‘Other’ Mum!
Writer Published on July 27, 2017

Libby is my aunt. I dislike using that word when describing Libs. ‘Aunt’ somehow seems to take away what Libby is to me. She is so much more than a mere aunt. Libs is my phenomenal, remarkable Other-Mum! As a child, I devoured the Enid Blyton’s book series Malory Towers and St Clares. As a

An Open Book!
Writer Published on July 13, 2017

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” ― Jorge Luis Borges Life is an open book. We each have our individual stories that we play out in our own different ways. We have plans, ambitions and desires but life takes over. I look at the chapters of my life thirty

Keep it up, two three four!
Writer Published on June 29, 2017

“I had never seen the jungle. They fed me behind bars from an iron pan, till one night I felt I was Bagheera – the Panther – and no mans plaything and I broke the silly lock with one blow of my paw and came away; and because I had learned the ways of men,

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