You’re not as fat as you imagine

Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of ’99 If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by… Continue reading

You’re excused

This morning I remembered to say White Rabbit – how about you? My Granny Sassy, long passed onto a higher life now, used to do this religiously on the 1st of every month… Continue reading

In danger of displacement

It was The Day of the Divas, by Divas. Now we have by now all experienced Belly Dancing in some form or another, and we have all come to expect some sensual movements… Continue reading

Name three of your strengths and weaknesses

There’s a lesson in this somewhere…. We have a gem of a tea lady/office cleaner. At first glance, Ntombi looks like your ordinary, everyday cleaner but scratch below the surface and wait for… Continue reading

droopy tail feathers

I burnt the bird last night. No, seriously. I beg forgiveness of Woolies. I walked into their Food section and there was the display, telling me I could spend R150 to feed 4… Continue reading

Born – live – die tomorrow

Relativity…. Just read a non-essential tit-bit that a Dragon Fly has a life span of 24 hours. Shame – poor little critter. Born – live – die tomorrow. But does he even know… Continue reading

Out in the traffic

I am still stuck on Mother’s Day, strangely enough. It rolled along at a moderate pace – like mothers – full of wisdom and full of care and quiet concern. Out in the… Continue reading


This poem was inspired by the changing of the season – from glorious summer to brooding winter. I had opened my front door to a gust of wind that whipped leaves wildly about… Continue reading

Taste Constantia

Sorry, Constantia Food and Wine Festival So sorry… That we attended the Checkers Cheese Festival before your own…. That we had to make comparisons between the two – we tried hard not to… Continue reading

May the 4th be with you!