Tag: own

  • 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 […]


  • Last on the Card – July 2021

    https://bushboy.blog/2021/08/01/last-on-the-card-july-2021/ The rules are simple:1. Post the last photo on your SD card or last photo on your phone for the 31st July.2. No editing – who cares if it is out of focus, not framed as you would like or the subject matter didn’t cooperate.3. You don’t have to have any explanations, just the […]

  • New cover for my Afrikaans ebook

    I had a problem with my ebook Toeka-Tokkel 2015.  The cover kept on being too small. This afternoon I decided to use another photo. It happened at last. My cover was accepted. https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/608937

  • E-book update!

    There was quite some interest in my book. Two blog friends immediately downloaded it. Big thank you to you: Millie https://milliethom.wordpress.com/about/ Hester https://hesterleynel.wordpress.com/ During the 5 days free download, the following people downloaded it. https://kimberleycooperblog.wordpress.com/ https://anotherday2paradise.wordpress.com/ Pavel Bangla https://perdebytjie.wordpress.com/ https://cocoaupnorth.wordpress.com/ Kimberley Cooper reviewed my book first. She enjoyed reading it and picked “Off with her […]

  • Day 15 : LAUGH – 31 Days of FMFW

    Day 15 LAUGH Laughing is the best and cheapest medication on earth. Happy people are healthy people. Every Wednesday I go to the Mayfair Cafe for a cup of tea with some dear friends. We talk about all that is happening in our lives. Usually when we have exchanged the problems and illnesses we move […]

  • Day 14: Fly – 31 Days of FMFW

    Day 14 FLY Fly me to the moon came up as soon as I wrote the key word fly. I feel like flying in the breeze of excitement. The weather is better today after yesterday’s cold wind and some heavy showers during the day. My ebook is live again and I am going to give […]

  • Day 13: Patience 31 Days of FMFW

    Day 13 Patience Being busy writing and editing every day is very time consuming. The last 3 months I had to be very patience with myself at times.  I had to read and read and read again every time I wanted to do something before I could publish my e-book. First I had to read […]

  • 31 days of five minutes free writes : Day 12 : Storm

    I missed out on day 8 – 11 because there just wasn’t enough time to sit in front of my PC and do some writing. Maybe I’ll catch up later but at the moment I am going to try and do the rest till the end of October. Day 12 STORM The last 3 weeks […]

  • Day 7: LOVE : 31 days of FMFW

    Day 7 LOVE Love is something we all yearn for. When you really love it feels as if you can burst open from it. Receiving love opens the way to giving love back and vise versa. When I met my husband I knew he was the only love in my life. For a year it […]

  • Day 5 : HOME ;: 31 days of FMFW

    Day 5 HOME Home is where my heart is. I love my own place. It has everything I need to keep me happy. I never was an outgoing person. My Home was always since I can remember the best place to be. My best home was after my wedding in 1980 to live in a […]

  • Day 4 : EMBRACE 31 days FMFW

    Day 4. EMBRACE Embrace the moment it is precious. This morning I had to go to my son and daughter-in-law to get some information ready. I am starting to help with distributing my son’s small business components. I walked with my dog Trompie to their home. It is about 35 minutes walk from my place. […]

  • Day 3 : Capture 31 days of FMFW

    Day 3 CAPTURE To be a photographer you need an eye for anything that would look good in a photo. Capturing the perfect picture is important. If you move or shake to much you won’t capture a perfect photo. The best time to get the best photos is during the golden hour. Early mornings just […]