Tag: memories

  • 5-minute Memoir writing: Washday

    This is my week two assignment. Washday  I tell the story of having no power(electricity) while living on a small holding in South Africa early sixties. It’s a story about primitive living, moving to modern times easy-going life and ways. BEFORE: In 1960, my folk relocated to a smallholding or “plot” west of Pretoria. No […]


  • 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.

  • Creative Writing: Another special object.

    Memento 2006 is a year that I’ll always remember. One of the best things that happened to me was visiting my son, who had moved to New Zealand in 2005.  I had a month’s leave from school to explore how my son was operating here. At first, he lived in a tiny flat in Wellington. […]

  • 2020 Camp NaNoWriMo day nine

    It’s day nine and I’ve written 5704 up to now. CONGRATULATIONSYou unlocked a badge Write 5,000 WordsYou earned this badge by updating your word count at 5,000. You’re 10% of the way there.