It was one of those days that renewed your faith in the existence of a being greater than man, a deity supreme over beast, bird and sea. Having been in the midst of many dominant people over the past 50 years, I could not be faulted for being so skeptic, an atheist if you may … Continue reading AS THE SUN SETS ON LOVE
There’s something about Sundays. Things move slower but better, the birds sing a new song, the clouds make way for the sun to show off its glory and even the odd Vitz on the road looks less like a potty on wheels. Perhaps it’s down to the fact that God is well rested after Sabbath … Continue reading STIR IT UP
It dawned on me recently that my government granted permission to drive on these here chaotic roads of ours had run its course and duly expired. It was also a rude reminder about just how quickly 3 years can fly by, and in the grander scheme of things, 9 years, as this was my 3rd … Continue reading MY PERMIT TO DRIVE YOU CRAZY
I made many promises to myself at the beginning of this year, and oh how the year like birds in the sky, has flown swiftly by. Many of these promises were made in solitude behind closed doors, with no witness but the shadows around me and the many voices in my head (the size of … Continue reading Lessons from the road
It had nothing to do with the way she moved her hips when she swayed to the music blaring out of the speakers. Perhaps it was her ample derrière and the possibility that the high waist pair of jeans she wore had been painted onto her skin. Maybe it was her skin, void of blemish; … Continue reading Rejecting rejection.
A debt is a promise; perhaps the more apt way of putting the ancient adage. And a promise is an irrevocable commitment to do something. The reason why debts are taken (or rather should be taken) with the magnanimity of a divine covenant is because like a promise, the dispensation is given with infallibility in … Continue reading DEBT TO SELF
Growing up, my mother (rest her soul) was a firm believer in alternative medicine. Preventively and also as a cure. It was only when nature had failed, that she succumbed to the authority of Hyppocrates and those that swore by his oath; doctors and their chemical concoctions, erstwhile known as medicine…well to me at that … Continue reading BITTER SWEET