Tag: life

  • Creative Writing: Redundancy.

    The words this week were: choice, redundancy, unexpected, email, discipline. ( I lived most of my life in South Africa, 1952-2009) Redundant 1993, the teacher’s council could announce me redundant.  It was the year when my world was entirely out of my control by circumstances  My husband committed suicide on August 18, which altered my […]


  • NaNoWriMo 2020: I did it!

    I unlocked the last badge. I wrote 50,000 Words In November 2020 and earned this badge by writing 50,000 words. I am an official NaNoWriMo winner! Way to go, this was your 3rd time completing a NaNo event!

  • NaNoWriMo 2020 = coming.

    Under the bed. Sitting idly on a coffee table. Floating in a starry sky like an astronaut marveling at the beauty of the universe. Where will you find the seed of inspiration for your next novel? Plot twists, characters, and brave new worlds await in the most mundane places, glittering with the possibility of your creative […]

  • NaNoWriMo: Update; nuutste telling

    Word update: Nov 5, 1717, words Nov 6, 2009, words Nov 7, 1679, words Nov 8, 1909, words Total of:   15 014 words.   What’s my NaNoWriMo Horoscope? Pisces (February 19 – March 20) You’re used to diving straight into your imagination and exploring the boundless world of your creativity! You know your characters as […]

  • NaNoWriMo: Update. Nuwe inligting

    My first day I wrote 1869 Eerste dag van November  – 1869 woorde Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! –Dr. Seuss   November 2, 1965 words November 3, 2007 words Today                                  […]

  • NaNoWriMo 2018: starts November 1

    I am excited! I have decided to participate in writing 50 000 words in thirty days this November. I’m going to write in my mother tongue to make it easier to write faster and more because to write 50 000 words in 30 days each day needs at least 1 666 words per day! What […]

  • Bringing back sweet memories

    Don Williams was never my favourite but his songs bring back nostalgic memories from days of being in love with my husband before we got married and during the first years after our marriage.         Coffee black, cigarettes Start this day, like all the rest First thing every morning that I do […]

  • Leftovers: Free

    If you have any food you won’t use or don’t want, you can come to this stall and exchange it for something you might use, or just leave it there for someone who could use it.  This stall is just across the road from me.

  • Mamma: 6/06/1919-18/07/2006

    Met liefde en verlange na  liewe Mamma.

  • Clouds

    The night of January 31 up to early morning February 1, 2018 https://www.space.com/39552-super-blue-blood-moon-eclipse-thrills-spectactors.html Today’s lunar eclipse was the first to coincide with a Blue Moon – a second full moon in one month – in North America in over 150 years. It was also the second “supermoon” of 2018, with the moon appearing slightly bigger […]

  • Baby Talk: Whohaa I can eat on my own!

    I did some babysitting yesterday. Bea shared the following with me! After her parents were gone Bea kept turning away from me. I took the two material books out of my handbag. She loved them! The one with the numbers was her favourite. Do you think I should change Baby Talk to Toddler Walk? (she is […]


    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!