It’s been a year since I lost my mother and 4 since I lost my little furry buddy, Champers, and to be honest, the loss still weighs heavy upon me. Time, they say, heals all but heal is probably not the right word. I think it is more that one learns to deal with the [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:13:30+02:00December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Loss

What I Did (part 2)

Last Thursday (10/12/2015) I had to do the singularly most difficult thing I have ever had to do. I had to bear witness to my Mother’s passing…her death. Tomorrow I face the next toughest thing…attending her funeral. These are the words I hope to say about her there.   Johnny Clegg wrote a song that [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:48:10+02:00December 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What I Did (part 2)


Just recently one of my posts revolved around the Smith’s and their music, so it is sadly ironic that I find one of their songs stuck in my head, playing on an endless loop. It has been there since Monday (19th October) when I went to visit my mother in icu. It won’t surprise you then [...]

By |2015-10-23T07:31:48+02:00October 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mom


(See above: my father, myself and my brother) Fathers’ Day has always been a kind of tough time for me, and not solely because I lost my own father at a very young age. My life has been oddly lacking in male role models, specifically of the patriarchal nature. I had no father nor grandfather [...]

By |2013-06-21T06:02:01+02:00June 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on …BECAUSE YOU BRING THE WHITE-TRASH OUT IN ME.
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