Monthly Archives: May 2018

What is in a name?

My name is unusual.  “Perdita” means “Lost Child”. When I first introduce myself, people invariably do a double take and try a few versions of my name on for size. So I have taken to telling them what my name … Continue reading

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Heartbreak Hotel

Heartbreak Hotel I have known for a while now that I am due for a visit to the Heartbreak Hotel. If there is one thing I have learnt along the way, it is as the Afrikaners say: “jou beurt is … Continue reading

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