Writer Published on May 12, 2013

In my childhood, I used to come home from school, race through my homework and then my brother and I would mount our bikes and we were off. We would meet other members of “The Gang” and together we got up to all sorts of escapades. In the veld there was a broken sewage pipe

Writer Published on May 9, 2013

It begins: Faith. Yes, I have a great faith in God. But, I have learned that God’s ways are very different to the ways of man. To the ways of Gaynor Young! So, while I can hope and pray that something turns out a certain way, God might have a different plan in mind for

Writer Published on May 6, 2013

‘B’ again! Just to say Gaynor is out of theatre and awake! She will blog properly about everything soon!

Writer Published on May 6, 2013

Hi there, it’s ‘B’ Gaynors’s friend guest blogging. Just to let you all know, that despite everything, broken hands, chest infections etc etc, her 2nd  Cochlear Implant is definitely going ahead this afternoon. She or I will let you know how it has gone later!

Writer Published on May 2, 2013

You know sometimes things happen that make you realise how important people are in your life! On Tuesday evening, Perdita (my wire haired Dachshund) and I were making our regular walk from my apartment to my Mum’s. It was a beautiful evening and I was humming as I strolled. Perdita strutted along beside me, gleefully

Writer Published on April 29, 2013

     The old adage: “it’s not what your know but who you know” is so true! About three years after my accident, my cousin, Mike Campbell Young, decided that he would buy me a hearing aid. We went to a large complex in Pretoria known as The Ear Institute. There I was fitted with

Writer Published on April 22, 2013

Hip hooray!!! Ok everyone my blog has been restored (with The Wonder) to it’s former glory. I am sorry for all the extra emails some of you have been getting but unfortunately in restoring my blogs my tech team could not stop these being sent out. We have now put in place significant security enhancements

Writer Published on April 21, 2013

Apologies!!!! Sorry blog followers for the repeated emails and Facebook posts about The Wonder! Some fiend has hacked my blog and caused a bit of chaos. In the short term I have had to delete my blog about  ‘The Wonder’, but I guess by now most of you have read it several times!!!! So sorry

Writer Published on April 20, 2013

Have you got a favourite poem? I can’t say that I have a favourite. There are too many that I love but this one by e.e. cummings is very special.   i thank You God for most this amazing day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky;and for everything

Writer Published on April 17, 2013

     (In the photo – Jan Shapiro, swollen faced me! Gina Benjamin and Kate Edwards – 1990)   A style guru –  I am not! Recently it was my brother’s 50th birthday party up in Jo’burg and EVERYONE was going. I was NOT. I really couldn’t afford it, as the flights are so damned

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