Tag Archives: grief

No… We Must NOT Ever Forget – 11 Nov 1918 to 11 Nov 2018

It has been 100 years – the world is not the same place as back then but mankind seems to constantly forget that World War One was supposed to be the war that ended all war! The millions of lives … Continue reading

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My Monday Moves…

Story 2 – Do Nothing: – A young officer, new to the operational area, comes face to face with the effects of war. The battle hardened sergeant explains what happened. Last week I began my Monday Moves series, in an … Continue reading

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Friendships not Forgotten!

Today I’ll keep it very brief. Today, in our local community is a day of both remembering the good times as well as the sadness of a friend’s untimely passing. Yes Mick… you are sadly missed. Not only by your … Continue reading

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Ode to the Rainbow Nation

There was hopeful joyous anticipation, even celebration On that momentous 94 April day of awaited rejuvenation Expectant cues formed at each and every polling station To vote for the new leaders of the young Rainbow Nation Great promises of prosperity … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Wondered?

Have you been faced with the situation of being told to move on… to get over it, you’ve had your say now just forget about what’s eating at you. About two months ago a did a few posts about what … Continue reading

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South Africa’s New National Sport?

I ask myself if I’m allowed to even dare suggest that crime and violence is sport. But on the other hand, if I don’t ask the question, will I not also be culpable or complicit in the carnage? Yes, that … Continue reading

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Revulsion and Shame!

The more I thought of the news my GLW shared with me on Saturday morning the more the loathing increased. I am, at this point of my life, finding it very, very difficult to call myself a proud South African. … Continue reading

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Zach and Steve Meet Again…

Stefaans, or Steve to his friends, was sitting opposite Zach. His indigo blue eyes perfectly offset by his tanned features. A bit Hollywood, thought Zach. Only one difference, Stefaans was for real. No acting here… just the self-same old friend … Continue reading

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