Category Archives: writing

birthday card from my son

R gave me a handmade card with the following message inside. Of course it made me cry 🙂 Had to share it. “I can’t begin to tell you how much I love and appreciate you. You’ve always been there for … Continue reading

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The End of the Road – my final post for Getaway

I’m driving the 7 hours back to East London to fly home tonight. The road is long with many a winding turn, and quite a few cows. Two of them charge in front of me on the N2 when I’m … Continue reading

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My 2010 Blogging in Review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. … Continue reading

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Wherein Raph writes a Poem

  This weekend past my sis, my mom and R went to Citrusdal hot springs. On the Saturday night we decided to do some writing exercises from a book my mom has – we all enjoy creative writing in my … Continue reading

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I am a Nanowrimo 2010 Winner

You may now all queue in an orderly fashion for autographs. 🙂 It was hard going, some days, easier other days, and only missed out on doing any writing at all on 3 of the 30 days. Very chuffed with … Continue reading

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