A Great Man

Jules Ange and I had been seeing each other for a while; it’s now time to meet Julian-her dad. Ange has told me about her father and how being on the border in a war had changed him, made him hard. Don’t worry babes Ang says he is just protective of me and just because […]

African Wild Dog

African wild dog Tina is one of our special therapists at Headway; Tina goes out of her way to look after each member of our group. At year end she gives each one of us a Christmas present this year she gave us an interesting piece to keep in our home. Underneath lies a message […]

What a Great Time

Drakensig Parsons The five of us my two kids Camryn, Keegan Nicole’s daughter her boyfriend (Darth Vader’s son Luke) and me leave Gauteng we head to our family farm in the Lowveld South Africa-the African bush. We will enjoy a few days with my dad a family reunion. The name of our farm Drakensig directly […]

Exactly as it Should Be

Exactly How it Should Be Early this morning-very early I was up cleaning our home just making sure everything is nice and tidy so when Ange wakes and relaxes for the day she can feel comfortable. I would be on my way to our farm with my kiddies, my Niece and her boyfriend. They have […]

Bleed Until you Die

Bleed  Till You Die A short fictional story for those bookworms, over 18 only please, swearing and violence. The silence of a cold night disappeared slow and steady becoming louder and louder as the night grew longer for Michele. Starting once again as the sun began to set this was when Michele returned from a […]

They All Fall Down

They All Fall Down A hundred dominoes are stacked together in a line, with a tiny nudge one is toppled over to start a falling formation. They now cannot be stopped and so they all fall down in sequence clickidy click, clickidy click. I often fall down but as I fall it is not the […]

We Ride as One

We Ride as One The video which sits below the words is another TNT moment I can keep close to me. As I watch it I am feeling proud and humbled. Yes I fell to a brain injury-I fell hard. As I fell it was not only my life which would change forever it was […]

Victory Belongs to TNT

Victory Belongs to TNT Sunday would be an almighty mountain I would have to climb Lauren and I took to the Johannesburg streets to complete the ninety odd kilometre cycle challenge in forty degree heat on a tandem. I had to relearn how to cycle as the loss of my long term memory has taken […]

Wow Moment

Wow Moment We all have what some call a wow moment…I had a wow moment today thanks to Tina’s class at Headway. Ange and I are up early to get to PTA for another evaluation but without joy, we were back home at nine. The three odd hour trip through the masses of people evacuating […]

Into the Wasteland

Into the Wasteland And so once again I wonder into the wasteland…slipping, sliding without warning it comes closer and closer. I look back I see my world, a good world the light fading as the darkness becomes overpowering. Is it me that has become dark or is it the world around me which has allowed […]