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The Chances of Finding Someone

Two ships are passing in the stillness of the night Each is drenched in darkness and searches for the light Neither is aware of the closeness of their fate They scan the blank horizon, disillusioned with the wait Chances come, … Continue reading

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Yes, no, maybe

Many years ago I joined a website that catered for South Africans living elsewhere. It covered great things ex-pats were doing, good things happening in the Fatherland, and ways to find people you had lost contact with. Then for some … Continue reading

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What kind of person am I??

Recently I advertised a window on Trade Me because I had bought it and it was the wrong size but I don’t blame my builder friend who measured the window space at my house and measured the window at the … Continue reading

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Don’t tell my friends!

I have been single for a long time. Over a year. I hear you scoff. You’re thinking a year is not that long. Well, I disagree and this is all about me. I think maybe it’s time I inflict the … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Poem

Valentine’s Day is a day of love of ourselves mostly; of the idea of someone to spoil; of the misguided notion that a rose or a chocolate or a candlelit meal will wedge itself into the heaving heart or beating … Continue reading

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Living in the Real World

Like Neo in The Matrix do you sometimes have difficulty discerning what the real world is? Do you ever find yourself in situations that seem so other-worldly, you start to wonder if you have slipped through a tear in the fabric of … Continue reading

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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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