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Kill your darlings

You know what the hardest thing is about writing? It’s having to not use all the words you know. Over years of avid reading and a love for language, I have accumulated a lexical cornucopia, a plethora of parlance. Now … Continue reading

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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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