Unseasonal Gifts

When I was a little girl I told stories of all the husbands I would one day have.  And how they would ‘die’ one by one because they weren’t looking after all my many, many children well enough to my liking.  I had a touch of the macabre back then… For as long as I … More Unseasonal Gifts

An unhurried pace…

Staring out the window on a rain-drenched afternoon. Not seeing the hectic mothers collecting their children or the taxi drivers giving each other a hard time. My focus on the drops that unhurriedly stick to the window, the beauty and new promise that the cool air and rain brings. Oh that I would remember this … More An unhurried pace…

Life lessons from a windpump!

There is a peace that comes over me when I watch a windpump at work, there is no striving, no stress, no ‘have to’/’got to’ pressure. We need to remind ourselves that we are not created to always be ‘full steam ahead’, the stress levels and illnesses caused by stress in society today is evidence of that. Slow down, breathe, you will get where you need to be, with much less stress. … More Life lessons from a windpump!