What masks do we wear?

I was recently shocked to read an interview in You, a South African magazine. with Natalie Du Toit. Natalie is the most successful South African paralympian of all time, having won 13 Olympic Gold medals and 2 silver since her first Paralympics in 2004. She has won multitudes of awards including the coveted Laureus World Sportsperson of the Year […]


K.I.S.S. Before anyone gets too excited, I am totally aware there are variations in use for the acronym K.I.S.S. For this blog my adapted definition will be Keep It Simple Sweet Yesterday, whilst riding my recently acquired 400 cc Yamaha Virago Cruiser motorbike. (Ok I couldn’t resist full title), I glanced down at the solitary dial between the […]

Remember the fallen ones

November 11th is a very special day in many people’s hearts and countries today. This poem written by a Canadian officer, John McCrae, whilst fighting in the devastated fields of Belgium in 1915, has become a symbol of those who have succumbed in  the fields of war since that terrible conflict from 1914-1918. In Flanders fields the poppies […]

You talk too much!

You talk too much………..   Ever had that said to you….I have…a number of times…..in jest and not. Currently in a season of life-transition, seeking what is next for me at age 57 exactly, (it’s my birthday as I write), I have recently sought counsel from  a few people. In considering a future career in Life […]