Battered and somewhat misplaced

The other night the bar closed at around 2am. People left and we did a deep clean for about an hour. After that we were all sitting around,waiting to cash up when a battered lady stumbled from the bathroom, across the floor with about as much speed as a chameleon, to the door. With a … Continue reading

A Change in in the Air

My job is infuriating. I work tirelessly and brutally for my company. In fact I am often putting more important things second, like attaining my degree. I jump as soon as I hear a hint of needing to, I break my back hauling and shoving and I work myself to the bone. I am a … Continue reading

My Very First Cocktail ‘Invention’

I named it Citrine. 25ml Jose Cuervo Gold 25ml Bols Banana 20ml Malibu 2 dashes of peach bitters wash: 5ml archers shnapps and 2 drops vanilla essence Shake, strain and enjoy. (Recommended to accompany a good book).

Ignorance is the Greatest Disease of Humankind I, as a lover of nature and beauty and wonderous creatures, am often found sickened by greed and indifference. I see cruelty every day, and I ponder on the steelness of a human spirit in order to perform this cruelty. Maybe it’s numbness. Maybe it’s an all-devouring avarice. But, at worst, it’s paralysing desperation. … Continue reading

Back for 2014

I am back in the world of the living. I have just had the wonderful opportunity of spending a full two weeks in the Kruger National Park. This beautiful place is my second home, and truthfully I have had one of the most amazing holidays that I have ever had. I wound down, accepted peace … Continue reading

RIP Tata Madiba

Today we mourn and celebrate the death of Nelson Mandela, a pillar of forgiveness and humblesness; the father of the South African nation. A world united, even if just for a day, in the honour of a human with un-human-like compassion. My favourite of his words: Today the heavens are weeping so that all we … Continue reading


A great thing about being a writer is the wonderful feeling of being inspired by other, like-minded writers. And I found one… I found one who thinks like me but better.     I have posted a quote from this guy before,but I had no idea he was young, and still alive. He speaks like … Continue reading