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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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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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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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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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I don’t understand the rules!

We won the cricket! We beat Australia. The many confused faces tell me you think we lost… against South Africa… That’s because I’m talking about the White Ferns. That’s right, WOMEN’s cricket. Most people in NZ think the only national … Continue reading

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