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Imagine 

In South Africa today, a 12 year old girl can walk into a clinic and, with no questions asked & no parental/guardian knowledge or consent required, have an abortion. I don’t imagine many 12 year old girls do actually do this but it’s legally allowed in this country.   I wonder how many do?  I … Continue reading

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Open faced honesty

I will never understand how , despite recent experience, a person chooses non verbal, non face to face communication over regular, real, open faced talking. Am I a stranger? No. Have I hidden my true feelings? No. I so much prefer real, open, honest, no holds barred people than closed, sneaky, “must look good” people. … Continue reading

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Timing…

These two little people arrived in the world, and, more to the point, in my world, at an absolutely perfect time.  The little girl; my precious and ever-growing “Bean”, turned two in May this year, her little ‘boetie’ just passed the 5 month mark a couple of days ago. I’m turning 42 later on this year, … Continue reading