Category Archive: Musings

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The late 90’s. As the afternoon drew to a close the cyclone warnings came alive. The wind howled like a banshee. With Sid stuck at work and unable to get home, it was… Continue reading

The Building Blocks

Home Is Where Our Stories Are. A theme I have picked up from a Facebook Friend – Labyrinths. Today he wrote a piece after my own heart – about a book on English… Continue reading

The Bead Partition

Labyrinths. A page I have “liked” on Facebook. I enjoy reading his daily post. I may or may not agree with his point of view, but I do pause for a moment and… Continue reading

Of “Jugaad”, Moving Home & Molag Chaatambd

Indians are famous for “jugaad” – I doubt there is a word in English or any other language that quite gives an exact meaning. Roughly it would translate to “making do without the… Continue reading

Musings At Christmastime

2016 began with a riot of fun. For the first time in many years, the effort that went into setting up our home for Christmas saw fruition with family and friends joining us… Continue reading

Treasure – The Words

Our generation, like many others,  grew up on a story by Robert Louis Stevenson – Treasure Island. We grew up on Grimms Fairy Tales. We grew up on Enid Blyton and Mickey Mouse.… Continue reading

Big – The Words

Small and big are simple enough concepts. An ant is small. A mountain, a banyan tree, an elephant. These are big. But big is relative! To the child, the mother is big. To… Continue reading

Solitude – The Words

William Henry Davies wrote a poem titled “Leisure”. What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare… Continue reading

Connect – The Words

I am finding it harder and harder to connect with this challenge I have set myself – of writing a post every day! Even with a prompt in place, I find myself wallowing… Continue reading

Bliss – The Words

Savannah grassland.  Favourite tent. Iincredible guiding. Lion cubs, leopards, elephants.  Bliss Heading home after a hard day’s work. Kicking off tight shoes. Simple food. A glass of wine. Comfortable bed.  Bliss. Walking barefoot… Continue reading

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