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Category Archives: Encounters with Giants
Today we bid farewell to another South African of incredible stature – Nadine Gordimer. We mourn the passing one of our literary giants today, with the death at 90 of Nadine Gordimer, a Nobel laureate who remained politically and intellectually … Continue reading
I, who am absolutely terrified of heights, am going to be doing this in 66 days time. Ballooning over the amazing landscape in the World Heritage site of Cappadocia, lucky me!
I am a passionate amateur photographer and am moved by photographers who use their medium as more than just a record or observation but as an art form. There are two photographers (excluding the legendary Ansel Adams of course) who … Continue reading
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou I will never forget what you said or did as well as … Continue reading
It’s Monday, it’s morning, it’s cold and I am musing. So much to do and always so little time. I am sitting Blogging when I should be hanging up the washing, supervising the builders, planning the week’s menues, finalising bookings … Continue reading
There is something that I think draws all of us to a certain extent to the Wild West, the excitement of being in a virgin territory, the lure of wide open spaces, the saga of the pioneers, the romance of … Continue reading