Inspiration Escapes Me

It’s been a while since I’ve had any inclination to write, or ramble. Not very inspired right now either, but with so much happening, it may prove to be therapeutic. I just sold my dearly beloved car, am in the process of entering the market of the unemployed, and have yet to figure out the…

Hout Bay, Cape Town

My favourite spot at Hout Bay in the Western Cape. I used to drive out in the middle of the working day to spend a few hours under a tree overlooking this beautiful area. I miss it…especially with the clutter these days. I could use a few days under that tree, if not a month…

Resilience

As resilient as I may feel at times, there are moments when it feels as if I’m about to crumble. Being an idealist is tiring. It raises expectations that the pragmatist in me convinces me is practically achievable, if only…and it’s that ‘if only’ that always sets me up for a whole lot of hurting….

Storm clouds over Johannesburg

Given the writer’s block that seems to be plaguing me these days, which is usually a result of the absence of my key source of inspiration from my life, I decided to post a few photos that I took over the last few years…I have a particular weakness for sunrises and sunsets, so I hope…

Nostalgia

I had time to waste today, so I took a drive through my o-o-o-ld neighbourghood. I was reminded of so much from my past, mostly from my childhood that it left me somewhat bewildered. There was a bitter-sweet after taste from the whole experience, because it somehow felt as if I had left my roots…

Selfless Love

Does it exist? Is it even possible? When faced with the harrowing thought of having a loved one exposed to a real and present danger, it’s instinctive to want to just jump right in and save them. But what happens when that person is so deep into it that they themselves don’t even realise anymore…