A poem about the sea and how I am drawn to it, how it seems to have the effect of restoring my soul whenever I visit a beach or stretch of coastline and take some time to swim, walk or merely gaze at the ocean.
Heavy rains bring water into their home, they have a tough few days of dealing with this deluge of unexpected flooding.
A short story about a young guy who sets off on a journey on foot to get away from the the life he's got tired of.
A writing about an all-too short trip by car from my home to the city of Cape Town, South Africa, a few places to visit there and about the journey there and back.
Endless days have gone by without you writing anything. This 'how to' article give tips for starting to write again after a break, usually due to not being able to get down to it.
The thought of having cataract surgery may be daunting for some. This article helps you understand what to expect when considering having cataracts removed.
A Flash Fiction Short Story about two boys going out into the veld to have some innocent fun with a magnifying glass - what ensues is not expected.
A Poem about the hardships that come with old age that I have observed having been in the company in recent times, of people who are advanced in years.
Claude Oscar Monet an Impressionist Painter who lived and worked in the 1860s completing many superb works of art - a glimpse into his life.
A poem about overcoming adversity by symbolically crossing a river to a place where there is restoration and healing.
Reflections in words and photos of the year that has almost come to an end - 2015.
A fiction story about a man's holiday on a farm that leads to possible romance.
The first poem is about how we really only have today to accomplish our tasks and living, the second is about liking the rain and the third is about having time available due to convalescing from flu.
Part Two of the Khoisan People of Southern Africa - this looks at the San People who lived in Southern Africa for thousands of years and merged with the Khoi People who were also inhabitants here.
An article about the Khoikhoi people of Southern Africa who inhabited this area many years ago; only a few of them are left in parts of this area.
The final part of a short story about a middle aged man who has lost his wife to illness. He meets someone; she works in the library, he is retired, they find a new life together; there are obstacles.
The Third Part of a story about a man who lost his wife to illness and has started seeing someone again. This allows him to venture into a new life, although he experiences some opposition.
The story continues - a man in his fifties has lost his wife; after some time he meets a woman who works in the library - he starts to see more of her, but things don't always run smoothly.
A story about a man who has lost his wife and retired - he enjoys visiting the library and this leads to better fortune in his life, with some adventures along the way.
As a youth I never thought I would spend quite a lot of time hiking in a mountainous area; this occurred when I went to a school in the country.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a well known French Painter who started in the impressionist style then changed to a more formal one. His works gradually became recognized - he achieved fame as an artist.
Poetry is really a form of art; it is an expression of feelings/emotions and can be both in the spoken and written form. Imagery is explored as well as moods and thoughts.
Assembly of The International Space Station was started in 1998; its purpose is to serve as a research laboratory with different facets to it. Human beings live on the station and it orbits the earth.
Going on a hike for a week requires some preparation - getting fit, having the right equipment and taking suitable food with are all important. Being ready is essential for it to be enjoyable.
A young man sets out on a journey while on holiday; he meets with misfortune when his vehicle breaks down and is compelled to make a decision which contributes to the troublesome events that unfold.
Durban is a city situated on the East Coast of South Africa - the city and its surrounds has much to offer in the way of tourist attractions, outdoor activities, shopping, and cultural experiences.
Growing strawberries at home in your yard is a rewarding pastime. They can be grown in the garden or in containers and pots, on balconies even. Learn here how to cultivate strawberries from plants.
Going on a day hike is a venture worth exploring but some preparation is needed beforehand. Being physically fit for strenuous walking and taking the right equipment along is necessary.
Without our Farmers we would probably go hungry, unless we grow and produce all our own food. We need to be thankful to farmers for their hard work and dedication in supplying us with this basic need.
A Poem about getting through the storms of life, particularly those of ill health including depression and anxiety; of finding a way out into 'The Light Of Day' through spiritual and physical healing.
A Young man goes out on foot to be a part of the activities in the streets on New Years Eve; he returns home but has an unfortunate encounter with some youths while walking through a park alone.
A man in his fifties experiences familiar back pain which turns out to be a kidney stone, something he has had twice before. He is admitted to hospital for a day and night to have the stone removed.