Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Ouma’s room felt calm with soft light… she looked worse and better then I imagined – making no sense at all I am. She is nothing like the woman she use to be, but when I lay down beside her, she took my face in her hands and I felt like heaven had just touched me. It was the most incredible soft, lingering, tender, loving feeling of adoration that came from her. Sweeping movement of her soft hand on my hair… such comfort I have not felt. She is the one dying and yet … Continue reading “And In That Moment I Swear We Were Infinite”
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, It started when the x person and I bought a house just after my 18th birthday. I realised I could have a party! Hosting a party carried on into my second marriage, where it became more church and family focussed. Gatherings, afternoon teas and surprise parties. I remember my (step) Dad’s dad, Oupa Bert saying I was the most gracious hostess ever and what a treat it was to visit. My childrens birthday parties were well attended, every detail perfectly planned celebrations. As soon as a party was finished, the birthday boy or girl … Continue reading Bacon. The story of a pig.