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Powell, Margaret. SERVANTS' HALL.

A grand house in the country. A mousy in-between maid, pompous butler, and regal housekeeper. A forbidden romance between servant and gentry ending in an elopement. 373 more words

My Mum and Dad
3 Siblings
The 1960′s

My early years of life continued in relative simplicity. By the time I was 2 and a half I had a sibling. 225 more words


Mavericks just wanna have fun (Another nixed chapter of new memoir)

“Mom, I can’t believe you followed me to Japan and taught there for three years; you’re so adventurous, “my daughter Desiree says to me”

“I’m not adventurous I’m like Cyndi Luaper without the fame, money or talent… 202 more words


The Weekend

Why does it feel to me as if the weekends run away with me? 

Friday evening we spent at Ouma and Oupa because Ouma just came home from Cape Town. 808 more words

Breast Feeding

It's for Life

Very early on, I started writing short stories and poems. It seems, I have started writing my first book at precisely the right moment… and in the process am finding meaning. 35 more words


Sunday Funny: engineering success?

A husband found this note from his wife to prepare dinner that evening:
“Shepherds Pie needs to be taken out of the fridge and placed in the oven at 140 degrees.” 18 more words