Category Archives: Mundane ramblings

Strange dogs

Years ago I watched in horror as my dog decided to run across a very busy 4 lane road. To my amazement there were no screeching of breaks, no sickening bump and no maimed dog to pick up from the … Continue reading

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Am I allowed to laugh?

This is a message I got from my 76 year old mum who is in hospital at the moment trying to deal with losing yet another piece of her colon to cancer and learning how to operate a new phone … Continue reading

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Women’s month…. blah!

As a woman I’m getting pretty darn irritated with all the rah-rah that go with women’s month. Suddenly its as if every corporation out there wakes up and tries to show everybody their upliftment program geared at women. Am I … Continue reading

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75 Year Cell Phone User

I finally separated my dear old mum and her trusty old cell phone from each other.   After much recriminations, wailing, tearing of clothes and dire threats of putting me up for adoption – she finally succumbed to pressure and bade … Continue reading

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Cape Town is simply stunning!

Can one ever get used to being surrounded by something so beautiful that you end up becomming used to it? Taking those special things in your life for granted is the one thing I guard against jealously like crazed Magpie … Continue reading

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Unusual Angles… Sideview’s weekend challenge…

  Have you ever noticed how a photograph can reflect our viewpoints in life? When we take a picture many of us frame the subject squarely into the centre of the pic. Some of us though prefer to take a … Continue reading

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Playing catch-up….

Apologies for going absent  – but unfortunately work, work and more work has a nasty habit of interfering with my life!   As you can see – I still haven’t won the lotto which means that I’m still not spending … Continue reading

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I’m a heathen…

I must be a heathen because I haven’t been beamed up by the great Scotty in the sky.  Damn!  I was looking forward to the rest…. 😦   Happiness is… Tea, Kakuro and five minutes to myself. The elections are … Continue reading

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Election mania….

We are working ourselves into a standstill at the moment getting everything ready for the local elections. On Friday I used the network infrastructure needed at the Results Centre as an excuse to train all our Interns on how to … Continue reading

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Just edit us out as if we don’t exist…

Now you see her… Now you don’t! Where’s Hilary? And where’s the female aid in the background? Why have they been taken out? Because the Editors of the Hasidic newspaper will not intentionally include any image of women in their … Continue reading

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