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Another Dimension!

Dimension Data sounds like some high falutin’ dating agency, doesn’t it? In actual fact, it is a global company specialising in information technology. Admit, my dating agency sounds far more intriguing, doesn’t it? They have just sponsored a Sunshine Ladies Golf Tour event in George. Never having had the slightest interest in watching golf, you

Mountains and the Moon!

How I would love to hike the Baviaanskloof Leopards Trail! I used to love going away to spend days in the bush. I remember finishing our last performance of Othello. We had a mad success of a run. This was 1987 and apartheid still ruled in South Africa. Here was Desdemona, a white woman played

Water Smiles!

After I have completed my exercise circuit at gym I go to a certain place to cool down. I do my body relaxation and stretches looking out over the swimming pool. A lot of older people are there doing water aerobics. The class is led by this incredibly fit young woman who demonstrates from the

Try, try and try again!

I have never played golf. I used to hit balls at a driving range. I would get incredible pleasure hitting a golf ball hard and watching with satisfaction as it sailed away into the distance. After my accident, my friend was playing golf and I strolled with her enjoying the beauty of George Golf Course.

My State of Mind!

    The huge concrete edifice loomed dark and forbidding. I looked up at the sign that I had been dreading seeing for so long: The State Theatre. I took a gulp and I moved forward, into the building. The doors closed behind me. I hadn’t been to The State Theatre since my accident twenty-five

Getting into a State!!!

After my accident, whilst in a coma, Absa, set up an account for me. They generously deposited money into this and let it be known that it was available for public donations towards my medical expenses. Twenty-five years later, I am still banking with Absa! Recently I wrote to the Chief Financial Officer and I

Think Outside the Box!

So many of us live in little boxes from which we quite happily survey the world. Until a window in our box shines a strong light onto a corner we have quite overlooked. Suddenly the box and everything it holds is changed. We look at the world in quite a different way. Recently I was

Snatching Joy From The Jaws of Despair!

‘I believe the God who’s holding me up is bigger than my circumstances. And I’m going to enjoy the process of seeing how He works in what should be, otherwise, miserable, hard circumstances – may we find the joy that God has for us…..’ Philippians 1:12-26 My Mother has spent the past month in and

Writer Published on January 30, 2015
Keep going!

Gym is a different place to different people.  A place of torture; a place of fun; a place of embarrassment; a place to ‘strut your stuff’! I have found that it is a great place to keep this squonk body of mine moving. With brain damage it is more difficult to do things. I am

Stitches of Love!

    Red and yellow and pink and green Orange and purple and blue I can sing a rainbow Sing a rainbow Sing a rainbow too……       Recently I read the most incredible book Green Vanilla Tea. It is written by Marie Williams. Her husband was diagnosed with a rare neurological illness at age

My thoughts…

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