The power of a woman

I am reading Khaled Hosseini’s book “A thousand splendid suns” and to quote a woman I met in Mozambique: “Every woman should read that book”. She was passing it on to her daughter.… Continue reading

You are my destination

My contract for the travel agency I work for here in Cape Town will finish in March. My flight ticket states inbound 13 March. It is not valid for more than a year,… Continue reading


always leave before it’s time to go

Carping the Diem

Looking back at a random day in my life I realize how many moments there are of complete, slightly taken for granted HAPPINESS. Most days I wake up from sunshine in my room.… Continue reading

If You Stayed Over

If it’s on it’s on for good ‘Coz when it’s gone it’s gone for good Let me tell you… And if you stayed over You know we would, if we could Put it… Continue reading

Things to do before I die

This one is for the New Year.  It’s a reminder to seize the moments and not put things up. Many things on the list I have done already, many things I have yet… Continue reading

The Ferris wheel

Something is not right. I am not all right. But things around me seem to be. It’s not like anything has changed. I still marvel over the beauty of this city. I am… Continue reading

Before Sunrise / Before Sunset

Before Sunrise came out in 1995. It is one of the most precious love stories ever captured on film. The story is about two travellers, an American guy; Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and a… Continue reading

Delusion Angel

daydream delusion limousine eyelash oh, baby with your pretty face drop a tear in my wineglass look at those big eyes see what you mean to me sweet cakes and milkshakes I am… Continue reading

One travels far, to find it at the door step…

It is Christmas Day. I lit candles in my room. Outside, the chimes play familiar lullabies. Finally, I dare to feel. Oh, how comfortable is this bed! How clean are not these sheets?… Continue reading