Tag Archive: Perspectives

Just this once, upon a time

Once upon a time, people still believed time was made up By days and nights and planets spinning around a mighty sun They tried to measure its magnitude and calculate its command The… Continue reading

Twenty years from now…

…you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds… Continue reading

Whale watching (us?)

There is something peaceful about whales I think. Maybe it’s the fact that they are so big (15-20 metres) and slow (well, about 50 kph) It’s the way they live at the bottom… Continue reading

Heart attack

I think I’m having a heart attack, she said, but it’s dragging on for hours. I told her not to worry. That’s how most people who work a full day feel, I said.… Continue reading

It’s the time of the season

I’m not on a road trip in the sunny country side of a warm country, but I am smiling and just now, at 5 o’clock in the afternoon, I was as close to… Continue reading

Ordinary life

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Life is what happens…

…while you’re busy making other plans. John Lennon said that and it is one of my favourite quotes. Yes, and everyday, life happens while I drag myself out of bed and walk to… Continue reading

The memory of now

I just got home after a superb dinner at Savoy Cabbage, here in Cape Town. Me and Ursula started off with lobster on a bed of selected salads, fresh raspberries, shiitake mushrooms, white… Continue reading