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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall – Who Is The Fairest Of Us All?

For my maternal ancestors And all of you out there who (like me) have felt abandoned and longed for connection. In 2019 when I turned sixty, I gave myself a weird and wonderful gift. I asked to finally let go … Continue reading

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Bring in the clowns!

We need them. A friend sent me this cartoon on New Year’s Day. I am not sure where she got it – so I acknowledge whereever it came from and whoever created it… It made me chuckle – a good … Continue reading

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A dream is a wish our heart makes

Recently I dreamt I was a huge mother bird. An eagle of some kind. With magnificent majestic wings big enough to hold the planet with all her life forms close to my heart. My eyes were bright and very fierce. … Continue reading

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Something done in a small moment

Something done in a small moment is something sacred and holy. It’s the sitting in the sun enjoying a cup of coffee and feeling the warmth on my shoulders as the world goes by. A small moment stolen from the … Continue reading

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Local is the new loyal

It has literally been months since the Muse called me in the middle of the night. So much has changed in my own life and in the lives of most on this planet since I last typed away in the … Continue reading

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We are One!

We are One! This morning whilst out on a walk with my two dogs my mind kept drifting back to something I read a few days ago. It was a suggestion that Sandra Walter (http://www.sandrawalter.com/) made in one of her … Continue reading

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Hamba kahle Baba Credo Mutwa

I was sad to hear of the passing of Credo Mutwa at the age of 98. I searched my files to find this piece, I wrote fifteen years ago about my journey with Baba Credo Mutwa from Stellenbosch to Kuruman. … Continue reading

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In Times of Trouble

  “Let It Be  The Beatles When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me Speaking words of wisdom, let it be And in my hour of darkness she is standing right in front of me … Continue reading

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The Chalice of Life!

For my father, David Eduard Van Dijk, on Father’s Day 2019 with loving gratitude for instilling a love of books in his children: Once upon a time, in a kingdom not too far away from here, lived a king and … Continue reading

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Life is a Park Run!

Life is a Park Run.

It is free.

It is fun.

It is beautiful. Continue reading

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