Formerly 'Rambling with a cantankerous old mule"
Today it’s my little niece Tahila’s birthday. She’s eight. She’s loud; a pocket rocket; a handful; a real drama queen. This holiday she made a new little friend, Amy, who … Continue reading
In January 2011 I wrote my first blog post about my nephew, Jesse, who was 13 at the time. This is what I had to say about him then: “My … Continue reading
Last night I attended a swanky literary awards ceremony at the Emoyeni Estate in Johannesburg. Originally known as Highfield Manor, the Edwardian-style villa Emoyeni (which means “up in the air” … Continue reading
This was written partly in response to WordPress’s Weekly Writing Challenge: The Sound of Blogging and partly just because it’s seriously funny! —— Last year when I came back to … Continue reading
Years ago I used to work in the ‘life skills’ industry – running strategic-planning courses for local municipalities, restorative justice groups for young offenders, experiential learning camps for school kids … Continue reading
My niece. Typical. Flying through the air. Flying through the air from Roobo69 on Vimeo.
My youngest niece is a crazy little girl, who definitely lives life to the max. She wears her emotions on her sleeve … and her face. At the best of … Continue reading