Posts Tagged Death

My Song For Sasha

My Song For Sasha

My Song for Sasha It started one evening as I was listening to Garth Brooks’ song ‘If Tomorrow Never Comes’: And if my time on earth were through And she must face this world without me Is the love I gave her in the past Gonna be […]

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To Sadie on Her Eightieth Birthday

To Sadie on Her Eightieth Birthday

February the 14th twenty sixteen would have marked your eightieth birthday, who knows how we would have celebrated or what plans we would be making today. Perhaps Ada and her family would have arrived this week and we all would have celebrated with a huge Friday night […]

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Stones On A Grave – one moment of light in a place of darkness

Stones On A Grave – one moment of light in a place of darkness

Stones On A Grave – one moment of light in a place of darkness This post actually started in September last year. The reason I am re-posting it because on Friday morning, my brother and I completed our visits for this year. We visited just under 50 […]

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Being Single, Thinking Double – A Death In The Family

Being Single, Thinking Double – A Death In The Family

Nineteen Eighty Four began with such promise. My mother was well, my army days were over, it was summer and all was good in the world, for a while that is. I was job hunting, had been for a couple of interviews, the most promising was with […]

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Being Single, Thinking Double – My Mom’s Illness

Being Single, Thinking Double – My Mom’s Illness

In 1979, young dumb and full of [energy] I matriculated from Highlands Boys and headed off to Wits University. It was a time of wine, women and song. The songs were by The Rolling Stones, the women were free and easy and I always promised I would […]

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Fourteen Lessons I Learned In Twenty Fourteen

Fourteen Lessons I Learned In Twenty Fourteen

This has been quite a year, some incredible highs and some staggering lows. I have made some amazing new friends and lost a few others through death, disease and sometimes by choice. There has been a lot of war and there has been a little peace. So […]

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