Monthly Archives: April 2014

Book Review

I have just finished reading a book called “NO! I Don’t Want to Join a Book Club – A diary of growing old disgracefully.” I don’t think I ever have ever read a book that depressed me more. It starts … Continue reading

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A never ending story

I was given a gift the other day.    12 exquisite chocolates packaged in a wildly extravagant satin jewellery box, of all things. But more interesting is why. In 1969, a drama student  named Rosalind – a six foot tall redhead, … Continue reading

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Sunday

Things to be grateful for. I no longer own a gun. If I did I would have blown my brains out. But not before shooting my laptop three times. I would have saved the 4th bullet for myself. (I have … Continue reading

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More typewriters etc.

So gratified am I by your kind comments to previous post I am tempted to elaborate on this theme (I also have chores and looking for any excuse to avoid them). Way back before anti apartheid put paid to international … Continue reading

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In defence of typewriters

A dear friend of mine, who is a ‘real’ writer, is composing a piece along the lines of ‘TYPE WRITERS : A conspiracy to keep young women away from embarking upon more ambitious careers.” (My delightful friend takes life seriously). … Continue reading

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Not a house mouse

“Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the birdies is?” With birdies in mind I have hung this feeder just outside the  window, with a perfect view from the dining table – enjoying nature without actually having … Continue reading

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For all the expats

I have recently become a follower of a new blog, as a result of a reblog by a blogger I follow. This blogger is very young from my perspective. As in late thirties, early forties, I would guess. She is … Continue reading

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