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From a father to his son in heaven!

I loved you from the time you were born until you were nearly Seven,But then the earth moved and you were taken to heaven.Oh my boy how I miss your smile and your lovely blue eyes,I never really got to say my sincere goodbyes. It has been sixteen years since you were taken from my […]

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Life at the “Khaya” part 1.

Having settled in and found our feet, Jules and I would have Samantha and Junior over every morning for breakfast to make sure that JR was getting enough food despite his mother struggling much the same way we were. We would make coffee, some cereals and the 4 of us would sit at the table […]

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Dear diary 25 January 2020.

I woke up this morning with mixed feelings of anxiety and honour. As I started dressing, my mind was flashing through a thousand thoughts of what to expect on the one hand and what an honour it was to be a part of such an intimate day with a grieving family. As I stared into […]

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From the frying pan….

After the Easter weekend at the lodge and being used to do everything that the owner could possibly think up for Jules and myself, I decided that enough was enough. We had made friends with some of the permanent residents in the area, some of which also owned lodges and I reached out to find […]

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Kosi turns out not so cosy.

Once things settled and found some sort of normality, I began to accept that I had to make the best of a terrible situation. Jules and I got into a routine and did what we had to do. Being in such a remote arrear also meant that the cellphone signal and internet were challenging which […]

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My happy place.

9 days ago Jules and I decided that we would visit the dog pound just to explore the possibility of getting a puppy for me as I want to train one in my own way and also because our old man Ice is getting on. As was the case almost 11 years ago, when we […]

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An ode to an angel.

My heart is broken my tears run freely down my face,A little girl that touched me, has left us with out a trace. On the wings of angels to heaven she rides, as all her suffering and sorrow the journey Hides. Rest in peace little pearl,You will be remembered as a precious little girl. RIP […]

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Heaven has a new angel!

It is not fair, a child is expected to bury a parent and not the other way around. I cannot control my tears this morning. After receiving a message last night from the good Samaritan that helped us in December change the little girls life that I mentioned in a previous blog. She wanted to […]

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Part 2 Getting the “Swamp thing” and pool cleaned up.

Ice had enjoyed his brief moment of fame however could not celebrate a victory of actually catching the creature, which to all of us was fantastic except of course for him. There he stood in front of us unreccognisable thanks to the filth and mud of the pond. First we thought we could put him […]

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Who takes responsibility any more?

I actually thought about it today! How much I miss the days when yes was yes and No meant absolutely not! When one knew the consequences of your actions and there was no such thing as a mere sorry for stepping over the line. Respect from your peers was earned and rewards were justified.I miss […]