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The Great Trek

19 November 1997. We arrive at the airport with two suitcases, two carry-on bags, a portable cot and a fold-up pram. I am nervous and excited. Nervous to be going to a country I have never visited and am about … Continue reading

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There are ducks on my lawn

It’s Friday afternoon and there are ducks on my front lawn. They have taken to coming around every day in the hope of getting something to eat. They don’t look underfed. They must live around the corner at the duck … Continue reading

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Icing with extravagance

This afternoon I asked my neighbour’s 6-year-old to help me ice cupcakes. She filled the hollow in one with sprinkles – literally filled it – to the brim. She took a handful of baby marshmallows and commented that it was … 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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Learn to love to learn

You all know by now that I am completing a Master of Creative Writing this year. I don’t think there’s a soul alive who doesn’t know! Apart from wanting to write my novel, I have this unshakable belief that the … Continue reading

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I am the creator

I am almost halfway through writing my novel and I am loving writing it. The thing I love the most is being God. I can create the world as I want it to be If I want a world turned … 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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