On the 1st December 2017 at 20h00 the MRI revealed that I had a brain tumour the size of a golf ball at the base of my skull by the Pons between the Cerebellum. The official term is a Medullablastoma usually seen in children.
A story about Otillia and Dale, and their photographer Robbie. As I read Robbie Aspeling’s story about Otillia and Dale, all I could think about was what Edmund Burke wrote in a letter… “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” …and that Robbie had chosen to do something, when a beautiful young woman was refused entry into a bridal boutique in Umhlanga.
We’re doing a *Happy Dance*. 🙂 We reached our goal of a TON of bottleTops. Since our very first depot delivery of 67 kg’s of plastic bottleTops, in our little red Renault Clio… I wondered how long it would take to get to a TON and how many people it would take? It’s been 18 […]
I want to thank Mrs Nosipho Mkhupheka for her unselfish and exceptional service beyond the call of duty. This wonderful lady works at the Department of Home Affairs, Scottburgh. Today, at 4:00pm all her colleagues left their workstations and went home. Mrs Mkhupheka stayed and helped the last 40 customers… all on her own, and […]
There is so much negativity about, and too often we can get caught in a spiral of negative thoughts and feelings, especially when we stay connected through social media. Although I have read this before, as it has been doing the rounds on the internet for years… and the author is unknown, it’s inspiring and uplifting so […]
These Women are the reason our world is a better place. Thank-you to the Women of the Kloof Women’s Institute, for all you do… and more importantly how well you serve, with love, compassion and care… and lots of cheerful laughter and joy, it was a memorable experience to share the morning with you… and I hope the first of many.
“The hardest decision in life is deciding whether to “walk away” or “try harder”. I’ve spent a lot of time this month thinking about that… and how true it is. I’m the die hard, “try harder” person, and I’m actually ok with that, because when I do choose to walk away, most of the time… […]
If you go down to the beach today… you’re in for a BIG surprise! It’s Turtle Hatching Season, a time when the beaches of northern KwaZulu-Natal come alive with Leatherback and Loggerhead turtle hatchlings, all desperately scrabbling down to the sea. If you are very lucky… you may even get to see them. Once the […]
One of those is that I rushed into marriage, just to get out of the house, but that was not the solution at all… In fact, if I could give advice to any young person who is in the same situation out there, I would definitely suggest they never rush into any relationship or marriage […]