Journal entry 21/08/2012 I met Dr Aaron Ndhluni today. He will be looking after me as my surgeon. He is nice, reassuring, warm, kind, and has a sense of humour. I am blessed that Derek has made provision for a hospital fund and insurance for the gap cover for the 5 dread diseases. We shook … Continue reading Cancer continued: meeting my surgeon
Month: February 2020
Do you know how I painted my garden table?
The table before and after. Sitting outside at my table. Before I tell you about my creative process I want to tell you about our habit of sitting outside. I like sitting outside; either alone or with Derek, my husband, or with family or friends. We experience mild weather here most of the year … Continue reading Do you know how I painted my garden table?
Life is not a performance
Life is Not about dancing the show But rather dancing your dance Elegantly or awkwardly With dignity. It is about singing the song in your heart Each song, a gift which plays its part. It is about living the drama Moment by moment With exhilaration; Of embracing the unknown; Of seeing the illustrations … Continue reading Life is not a performance
An African Adventure: Cars and equipment
When we first began to talk about the trip we didn’t know where we wanted to travel. We just knew we had the desire to go so we sat down and made a list of what we each wanted individually. We then took from our lists all the common interests. Originally Derek had wanted to … Continue reading An African Adventure: Cars and equipment
Discovering I had cancer.
I have always felt uncomfortable writing about my cancer but I feel like I owe it to others who might need to hear about my story. Anybody can google the facts about cancer but I want to try to portray my experience as vividly as possible. My friend had just gone for a mammogram check-up … Continue reading Discovering I had cancer.
Gloaming, my time of day.
I love the natural cycles connected to the seasons And the rhythms of the solar day. Cats are crepuscular and that too is my way ... As gloaming is my favourite time. The glowing ambiance matches My most animated and inspired time of day. My soul is instilled with life. An infilling Where my potential … Continue reading Gloaming, my time of day.