a broad life

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Harvest time

This is one of my favourite times of the year. Although it is, unfortunately, the end of summer and the beginning of the cold misty days here at the coast – it is also harvest time. The pomegranates have carried… Continue Reading →



Segmented. Neither here Nor there All in one None at all. Hidden beneath Behind. Next to You Speechless. Because words will not Suffice This moment In time. All this life That lies behind And beyond You and I. Segmented I… Continue Reading →


It was a midnight storm

no lightning. no thunder. silent.

But its force could not be denied

its presence could not be ignored

nor its path altered

More Cape Town, SA

Beach, beach and more beach.  Well we did manage to do a lot in Cape Town but the highlight for the kids was of course, the beach.  We planned to do something in the morning and then head for the… Continue Reading →

Road Trip

So … we travel a lot by car, as a family (Namibia is a big country). This time around, though, we decided to take the kids a bit further. The kids had never been to Cape Town which is really… Continue Reading →


when you said: I didn’t think you’d get this far I thought you meant spatially on this continent so far from where I’ve been and known   he said I’d get far but he also did not know.   past… Continue Reading →

My life so far

Sometimes in life you just have to hold your breadth and jump.

The tractor

There the bright orange tractor stood for years waiting through drought and sporadic rains now in the tall pale winter grass   For playground folly and seven years of wonder questioning every broken part pretend repairs drives to nowhere and… Continue Reading →

A Desert Christmas

I have always loved Christmas. Needless to say, decorating for Christmas has always been my job. I did the tree, the house, the wrapping paper – all of it. I just wanted to capture the feeling – for everyone. This… Continue Reading →

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