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Joined 6 years ago from George, South Africa




I am a retired woman who has had a life full of enriching experiences and now it is my pleasure to be able to share those in my writings with others.

It was a mother figure, a very wise woman, who gave me needed guidance in my teen years that mapped out my lifes course.

Through the years there have been the ups and downs but reflecting on the positive happenings can be of value to others.

At age twenty two I moved to South Africa to live having met my husband there and returned to Australia thirty three years later.

It was lifes amazing journey in a new country that would enable me to see two sides of life first hand and give me the wisdom of the women I once took heed of.

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  • The Bridge of Death

    The Bridge of Death

    5 years ago

    On the 25th of December 2011, tragically the 82nd person ended their life from this “Bridge of Death”. At only 37years of age this woman jumped to her death with the continuing question echoing from below, WHY? The...

  • Intoxicating Fruit - Marula

    Intoxicating Fruit - Marula

    6 years ago

    Most well known as the fruit that 'drives elephants mad' when dropped to the ground and lightly fermented, marula is a much-loved tree in the veld in Africa