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2020 the year of tests.

It starts with a tickle in your throat for a day or two then you develop a nasal drip and out of nowhere one morning you wake up and your throat feels as though you have swallowed razor blades. That burning sensation that follows every time you try to swallow the mucus that is building […]

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Time is no mans friend.

During my walk with the three big dogs this afternoon I started reflecting on my life and thinking back on my nearly 56 years as I walked. I began to realise that I was reaching a time in my life when many of the things I do will probably be the last time I do […]

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Rhodesia was our hope for a better life.

Strangely enough I remember quite vividly my parents making a decision to leave family behind and to head for Rhodesia. My father was a banker who wanted to make a better life for us and as SA was deemed to be more advanced than Rhodesia, he had the idea of making prefabricated walls and revolutionising […]

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Taking stock of my new reality.

Having woken up from what was certainly the worst, most horrifying experience of my life, I realised almost immediately that my life was going to be different but I needed to know about my dreams and how they linked my conscious experiences with my sub or unconscious fears. I was almost compelled to find out […]

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One persons positivity is anothers survival.

Having gone through so much in my mind, I was at a point of total disparity. My mind was foggy my body destroyed and even in my subconscious I knew that what was happening was definitely not good. The dreams and nightmares continued and strangely enough each of them was underpinned with the same basic […]

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Snakes and Snails and puppy dogs tails.

There was an old poem which went something like, ” What are little boys made of, Snakes and snails and puppy dogs tails…” I never really understood it but looking back now, I can tell you that I have grown to appreciate the poem in that I understand that in my interpretation it basically means […]

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Caught in the darkness.

I knew then that I was definitely in hospital and I was no longer in control of my thoughts and in no way capable of doing anything for myself. My diagnosis was blunt force trauma to the shoulder causing a brachial plexus of my shoulder with a ruptured artery and damaged nerve duct. My right […]