This is a long path we take, when we lose anyone we love. As all of you reading this will know, losing someone through violent crime is something else again. This was not inevitable. An act of chance or nature. This was something another human being went, with deliberate intent, prepared to do if […]
So at last I have a simple representation of the Tropic of Cancer and where it passes through! A big thanks to Mrs Wells – our friend from Durban days – for sorting this for me. It did prove beyond my capability..
Grief & grieving… What comes to mind when you think about ‘grief’? We’d love to know! As many of you know, Jeremy – Gumby – my son, was lost to violent crime in South Africa nearly 7 1/2 years ago. This, you probably think, is something to relate to grief, which would be true. However, […]
The most pyramids in Africa are found in Sudan! With more than 225, Sudan has a number of sites where pyramids were constructed as tombs for the royalty of Meroe and Nepata. A useless but interesting pice of information, I felt..
This large, ungainly bird with it’s iridescent plumage was the one that would wake us most mornings with its loud squawking – fo want of a better word – and would land in tall trees at the end of the day again to roost.They would walk sedately over our lawns digging for insects with their […]