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I am my own person.

Here is something to ponder on this Sunday Morning. As I get older the only regrets I find myself having are the regrets that I did not always make the most of every opportunity that I was presented and I regret not always being able to identify these opportunities but instead saw that as hurdles. […]

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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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Growing up is never easy.

I guess we all think our lives as children were difficult, unfare and sometimes misunderstood. I guess my life was no different and if I had to compare it with the lives of others it might even come across as privilaged but none the less the only way you would be able to know for […]

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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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Living was hard but life was fantastic.

The freedom of being able to virtually do what we wanted when we wanted changed the way we felt about Kosi Bay ever so slightly. The weeks and days that followed, we treated more like an extended holiday as we spent time doing things that we felt made not only ourselves happier but gave us […]

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Focus on the Football.

Having visited my first football game in the middle of the bush and witnessing the raw passion for the game by all these youngsters inspired me and I knew immediately that I wanted to get involved and I wanted to help however possible. I knew that the first thing on my bucket list was to […]

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Making a life at Khaya. (Part 2)

Although our move to our second lodge in a matter of a, few months seemed to be a move backwards as far as luxury goes, Jules and I were determined to make the most of our situation. The fact that we had no electricity during the day, and only for 2 hours after dusk meant […]

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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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My right to decide.

Recently I been thinking quite extensively about the laws and the lack there of and how screwed up everything is. For example as citizens of a town we are governed by bylaws. Hundreds of toothless regulations designed only to keep the law abiding in line and yet there are no real consequences should you break […]