Category: Own book

  • NaNoWriMo: Camp Memoir July 2021

    Here I go again. In July I’m going on a camp again. I want to finish the editing of my second book on my memories about school and qualifying as a Primary school teacher and a twelve years later as a Secondary teacher. After that I’ll move on to my adult life.

  • New book: My diary May 2019

    SPELLING MISTAKE: MY DIARY I started my writing journey in 2012. Every Friday afternoon interested writers join the “It’s write Easy” writing group in our local library in Upper Hutt, New Zealand. We write short anecdotes about our lives, read it to each other and comment on each others writing. Every year we as writers […]


  • Lê-jou-Eier: Eienskappe!

    Hester sê: Vertel ons van jou goeie eienskappe. En van daardie eienskappe waaraan jy werk. En van daardie eienskappe wat jy probeer doodsmoor. Vertel ons wat ander mense van jou sê – watter mooi kompliment het jy onlangs gekry? Gaan vandeesweek se uitdaging gaan weer kreune ontlok? Ek wil dit nie hoor nie. Ons mag […]

  • Children writing Stories 2: Elisa’s two stories

      A boring day out. You know, these days when my Mum says:“We’re on a day out!” Well, the places we visit are past boring. We go to parks or KMart to get some new clothes for Mum. It’s not like other kids. They go to water parks or hangdog. They are very fortunate. Today […]

  • Children writing stories. Introduction.

      Each year Plateau School has for six weeks, one hour per week, an Enrichment period. The sessions stretch from knitting, building robots, web pages, photography, painting, bush walks, designing, reading maps and whatever is different from the real school periods. Volunteers(mostly parents) show or help children to do things they have never tried before. […]


    Excitement in the Kruger household! My little book of Memoirs is three days away to be printed for real! Only one page to change and then it will be out into the wild world. I’ll keep you informed!    

  • Cover page? Which one looks best?

    At last! I am nearly ready to print my book. It is going to be about my time still in the Netherlands. We immigrated to South Africa in the beginning of 1952. My sixth birthday happened on the ship. I remember a few snippets from my early time in the Netherlands. I went back in […]

  • 31 days of five minutes Free Writing: Day 2: Excitement

    Day 2: EXCITEMENT Friday five minute free write I started writing Flash Fiction in January. After writing many of these short pieces I decided to try my hand at putting them together into an e-book. The construction and putting it together was not an easy task. At first I had to ask some Tim Bank […]

  • Preview of my e-book

    I have uploaded my book on Amazone yesterday. Fingers crossed that I’ve clicked the right boxes. PREVIEW The name of the book says : Flash Fiction. The thirty four stories are all not more than 200 words and not less than 100 words. The collection is like a  fruitcake or Christmas pudding. When baking a […]