Second Chances

This is a 3 day weekend in South Africa as Sunday is Human Rights Day and we have Monday off of work. Human Rights Day in South Africa is historically linked with March 21st, 1960 and the events of Sharpeville. The apartheid regime forced black people to carry a 'Pass', a hated identification document, known …

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Plagues and Anniversaries

This month marks an entire year since we have been locked down. A year since we have had people around, a year since we have had a social life, a year since I had a hair cut, a year since I coloured my hair, a year since we have seen my Mother, a year of …

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Weekus Horribilis

The last week has been rather horrific for the residents of our village. It feels like we are under some sort of siege, there have been back to back fires and other tragedies and chaos. The drought has continued with a brief respite on Wednesday, however it was just literally a drop in the dry dams and our ground …

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Safe in the Wings

My interesting interactions with my spirit animal have continued. I have been working on process improvements for the last 6 months or so and on Wednesday I had to present all of this work to our company director. I hate presenting, I get quite stressed out about it. When walking into the office that morning …

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