Tag Archives: loss

Fuzzy’s Final Farewell…

We had the very unpleasant task of saying goodbye to our friend Fuzzy in the week. Fuzzy was part of our household for 16 odd years… he was one of the family and if I say there’s a funny strange … Continue reading

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April A to Z – My Vinyl – R for Rod… Rodriguez!!

If you’re a South African of a certain age you may really enjoy this post. If you’re not you may equally enjoy this post! Ever heard of Rodriguez? Yes? No? If no is your answer then I hope you’ll indulge … Continue reading

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Vivid – Life!!

Life… yes, life is vivid! I wanted a simple photo for this post. Simple but something that shouts life. Something that shouts happy, bright… life! Vivid colours as only spring and summer can bring. Simple life… vivid, simple joy of … Continue reading

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South Africa Undone – by a South African!!!

I’m in mourning. Yesterday’s wish and prophecy that SA would nail the semi-final has come to nothing! South Africa were undone by… you guessed, a South African who is now playing for New Zealand! He is their hero now… he … Continue reading

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Live as if You Had Cancer!

I’ve borrowed the title from an article I read recently. It is not mine so firstly, I’ll suggest you click here to visit Jim McCarthy’s post on LinkedIn. I’ve wanted to write something about health issues for some time now. … 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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Friday Freedom…

I’ve been looking at Hemingway again lately. The man is, or was, such a giant of a figure that it makes sense to want to emulate him is certain areas. I mentioned some similarities long ago when I did one … Continue reading

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Messy Monday?

Actually it should be the remnants of messy Sunday. Why? The first’s lost their first league game of the season. At home… in front of their loyal supporters. Some messy performances on the field along with a few well below … Continue reading

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