Author Archives: perditawayfarer

One woman’s day!

Four years after the birth of my son, I was heavily pregnant with my second child.  My colleagues took me to a farewell lunch and I was asked if I knew the gender of the child and if I had … Continue reading

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Dit gaan oor persoonlikheid, Juffrou!

My oorlede ma was ‘n wyse vrou. Sy het vir my net een stuk raad gegee, toe ek universiteit toe vertrek. “Oppas vir tokkelokke en mense sonder ‘n sin vir humor”. Nogal rare raad, voel dit vir my.  Veral aangesien … Continue reading

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Ken jy hierdie skrywer, Mevrou?

Verlede week woon ek ‘n sessie by die Kleinmond Boekfees by. ‘n Paneelbespreking : “Om ‘n boek te publiseer”. Daar sit ek in die geselskap van bekendes en kundiges en dit voel my Kleinmond se see kom woel in my … Continue reading

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Toi-toiende beskermengele

Daar was hierdie week twee prentjies op “face boek” wat my gees laat wandel het. Een was van ‘n voeding-stellasie vir kalwertjies en die ander van ‘n Aga-stoof  en varsgebakte plaasbrode (Fotokrediet – Die Goeie Ou Dae – https://web.facebook.com/Die-Goeie-Ou-Dae-411664659032082/) My … Continue reading

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Praying our goodbyes!

Many years ago during a period of great transition, I was introduced to the concept of “praying our goodbyes”. Now, as my love and I are poised to embark on new (and as yet unknown) adventures, I find this phrase … Continue reading

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To write again!

We have been on leave for the last three weeks. Tomorrow we head back. To real life. To the hospitality industry that challenges me in so many ways. Time is up and I have not written at all. Not one … Continue reading

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Lat jy gan, Vrou!

Facebook sent me a memory recently : a loving message from a friend who has since passed away from cancer. Wim loved to refer to “impulses” when referring to writing and Life! So his message from Beyond became my impulse … Continue reading

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