“In spite of the opinions of certain narrow-minded people who would shut up the human race upon this globe, we shall one day travel to the moon, the planets, and the stars with the same facility, rapidity and certainty as we now make the ocean voyage from Liverpool to New York. Jules Verne as Professor Lidenbrock […]Read more "JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH"
Today my family and I were at the Waterfront in Cape Town and went for a boat ride on the Pirate ship the Jolly Roger. it was very enjoyable and we even had dolphins accompanying us for a few minutes, but that is a story for another day. I was not going to take part […]Read more "Surprised and aMAZEd"
Inspired by the WordPress Weekly photo challenge “Security” Often security measures are due to anxiety levels. My army should be bigger than your army and my anti-missile systems more effective than your missile systems. In 1795 the Cape was governed by the Batavian Republic, the name given to Holland, after they were conquered early […]Read more "One man’s security is the other’s anxiety"
KNAL KNAL KNAL… Ek skrik wakker met opeenvolgende skote wat in die erf langs ons klap. Ons kamervenster kyk uit op op die agterplaas in die rigting van die 6 voet hoë vibacrete grensmuur. Ek besit nie ‘n pistool of ‘n geweer nie en het nog nooit die behoefte gehad om een te besit nie, […]Read more "Die nag toe die skote geklap het"
Inspired by the WordPress Photo Challenge with the theme Dense In the early hours of Saturday morning 11 March 2017 Hout Bay experienced the worst ever fire to occur in the Imizamo Yethu informal settlement. Three people lost their lives and thousands of people lost their homes. Due to very strong winds and difficult access […]Read more "A different kind of DENSE"
We had a family lunch at La Pommier on the wine route between the beautiful towns of Stellenbosch and Franschoek. My sister suggested we end off the afternoon with coffee at Delaire Graff Wine estate and Lodge. I am not somebody who think that a landscaped environment produces the ultimate beauty – no I rather […]Read more "Beautiful green eyes absorbing the greenery"
Daar kan baie gesê word oor die studentelewe en daarom is hierdie skrywe beperk tot gebeure in, om en deur vensters, maar aangesien ek in student mode ingaan en studente in elk geval nie mense is nie, kan ek moontlik afwyk van hierdie streng opgelegde beperking re vensters. As eertsejaars word mens aanvanklik aangemoedig om […]Read more "‘n Venster op die Studentelewe"