Indulgent Bibliophile

I learned to read over my big brothers shoulder when I was really quite little. At three I sounded out cos-mo-po-li-tan unprompted while waiting for mom to unpack the groceries at the till, and I have barely stopped reading since. There was the year after I graduated from UCT, where I just spaced out a…

Samson, maybe?

I’ve started writing some cameos of people I meet in every day life, who stay with me when I leave. First there was Elizabeth, today is Samson… I met a man. He was driving a small forklift for pallets at a warehouse where I often go to collect things, though I’d not seen him before.…

Elizabeth

I was driving over the mountain (Ou Kaapse) in endless Cape Town drizzle & gave an elderly woman on the corner a lift. (I don’t often stop like this but my Mr. does, especially in the rain, & I was inspired by him.) The lovely tannie I met was Elizabeth. Friendly & content she chatters to…

Myers-Briggs Rabbit

Monday, September 9: Take this short personality test and respond to your results. (The test is a basic Meyers-Briggs, 16 basic questions which is believed to be at least 75% accurate. I’ve done the test professionally before & the result was the same.) I found this test really insightful & helpful when I first did it. I recently…

Getting to know You

Blogtember prompt: Pass on some useful advice or information you learned and always remembered. Be Yourself. There are a lot of variations on this theme. Great quotes, some fun lyrics, and a lot of average & cheesy platitudes. Be yourself, everyone else is taken. To thine own self be true. The original is always more valuable than a copy. I…