Tag Archives: communication

Look for the good

Some of my friends ask me why I check Facebook every day when there is so much crap on it. I’ll tell you. I woke up this morning to the Facebook news that one of my past pupils, the beautiful¬†Nthabiseng,¬†won … Continue reading

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Be somebody’s something good

Something else happened this morning. I missed the train. I was on the platform, about to scan my card, when the train pulled away. There was somebody else who missed the same train and whose life pulled up alongside mine … Continue reading

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No Fun at the Funfair

Life is full of learning curves. We often use the analogy of a roller coaster to explain the way in which we experience highs and lows. Well, I think my life is more like a full-on amusement park. Not quite … Continue reading

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I want to be alone…with someone…

I have just thought about the title of this blog and I think it may be a bit misleading. It sounds as if I have a yearning to frequent dark corners with a handsome stranger. Hmmm… No, that’s not what … Continue reading

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Run, Forrest, Run!

Instead of living by the maxim that it is better to have tried and failed than not to have tried at all, I think I subscribe to the theory of running away to avoid any possibility of failing. I have … Continue reading

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My Car Yard

I watched quite a bit of Home Improvement TV last week while visiting a friend on a farm. My brain started planning how I could convert a large concrete slab in my front yard into an entertainment area. I rushed … Continue reading

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How can I stuff this up?

Once you have met someone and things are starting to look promising, you need to be careful not to hold out too much hope that this relationship might work. After all, how are you going to be able to continue … Continue reading

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