Under Pressure

This has been such a tense week full of stress and anxiety. On Wednesday I woke to several messages from my cousins about my mom. Mom fell in her kitchen and injured herself. She had to drag herself across the room to the couch to get her phone which must have been unbelievably painful. The …

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Hillbilly Brogue

Every Christmas I create two or three children's Christmas boxes for charity but due to Covid the usual gift programs did not run this year. I understand why but it made me so sad to not be giving the gift of happiness to any little children. Then I spotted that my friend Letishia from Queen …

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Vengeful By Nature

I am so grateful that Biden has won the election. Norm and I were so relieved when the media announced that based on the wins of the states by popular votes Biden had exceeded the required 270 electoral votes. It saddened me that more than 72 million Americans chose fascism but I am so thankful …

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The New Normal

Today is Day 25 of self isolation in the Walker-Brook house and the entire country of South Africa is still on lockdown. The stats published today for South Africa on the website I follow are: https://www.instagram.com/p/B-37WMfJIUd/ I am posting these stats in my blog each week so that I can look back and easily trace …

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A Weekend With Bryan

This weekend Norm and I had a relaxed agenda. On Friday I got home from work quite early and it was nice to not have to worry about dinner as I had been organised for once and had made it the night before. I pureed butternut and put it on top of curried mince. We just served …

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Dependent

Last night we watched an article on Trevor Noah about the issues with access to clean, uncontaminated water in the United States. I am unable to view the video in that link here in SA, but hopefully the link will allow you to see the video as it is both terrifying and fascinating and worth viewing. We …

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