Tag Archives: Zach

The Year That Was 2013

My final post of 2012 mentions my gratitude to the Living God for being able to see each and every day of that year so I’ll begin this post in the same fashion. Thank you God for another year of … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts…

Today’s photo has stirred the hiding teller of stories in me. Yes, this last month or so has not been easy. New job, the illness… all well documented so I don’t have to say much more about why the story-teller … Continue reading

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In Preparation…

Somewhere during Sunday evenings’ blogging activities a thought swung by. Yep, one of those candle moments… I’m not evolved enough yet for light bulb flashes. Blogging activities? I managed to catch up with quite a few errands… visiting a number … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of the Bumblebee…

Yesterday was warm… balmy warm, by Irish standards. Not warm enough to strip off all the layers though. Well, not for me anyway. It was, however, warm enough to get the bees and an assorted array of other six and … Continue reading

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Benches… Ailsa’s WTT

Funny things… yes, when I saw Ailsa’s theme for this week I immediately thought of a few different bench along 2 canals running through Dublin. Two benches Ailsa is familiar with… two benches the lady has even featured in her … Continue reading

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The Hurting

“Sakkie, did you ever know your mother or have you spent your whole life living with Gertruida?” Steve used Zach’s Afrikaans name, something very few people did now that he’d moved on to university. He’d arrived in Stellenbosch determined to … Continue reading

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Life and Writing – Hemingway Style…

“In order to write about life first you must live it.” Another month gone… where to? Another month of experience gained… and as the great man said… the more you live the better your chances of writing something of value. … Continue reading

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Monday Malaise…

I’m at one of those points again… feeling rather spent. Those of you who have been around OMBH for a while will know by now that every so often I lament the lack of inspiration. I then threaten to stop … Continue reading

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