Author Archive

27 Jun 2019

Lida se brood

Op 2 September 2014 het my pa sy laaste asem uitgeblaas.  Dit was een dag korter as dertien maande vandat hy met kanker gediagnoseer is.  Hy was 58. 16 Junie 2019 was die 5de Vadersdag sonder hom.
12 Jan 2019

Sparkling pools and shiny cars

Futility. Noun. Meaning: Uselessness or powerlessness.  A well known english proverb states that only idiots repeat the same actions over and over, each time expecting a different result. During my days at Varsity, we used to call
17 Mar 2016

When hope becomes the enemy

When we decided to make the move from what was my university-home-town to where we are now, my teaching-town, we did not only do it to survive, we also did it, because in our hearts we knew
11 Oct 2015

Exceptionally Ordinary

  The struggle of composing this piece for the blog has now entered it’s second month.  For reasons absolutely beyond me I have found it impossible to get my thoughts in order.  My life, arrogant as that
30 Jul 2015

To God knows where..

It was somewhere in High School, when I was still very much stuck in the grips of adolescence, when somebody told me that they think I should study to be a minister or pastor in a church.