A good friend told me that I should really REALLY read the book Born a Crime. So I did because of the second REALLY. You don’t understand… whenever somebody from South Africa tells you really REALLY, they really mean REALLY.
27 February 2017
17 July 2016
Ever since I was a little girl, the moon and the stars have always fascinated me. There is something magical about the darkness, a clear sky, shiny stars and bright moon. Looking up above in the middle of the night is one of my favourite things to do. I often get lost in thought when I look up at the sky.
25 April 2016
Music is a universal language. It often expresses feelings, thoughts and emotions that words cannot expres. This gave me an idea to start a project with my students and the outcome of it overwhelmed my heart in an unexpected way.
24 March 2016
For the last 19 months, I have been trying to avoid the news as much as I can. This is not always possible, since there is so much happening in our world. I talked about it in class with my students yesterday and it gave me a lot to think about.
27 January 2016
Trying to wrap your mind around what is going on in the world is really exhausting. I haven’t watched the news for the last eighteen months and yet I know that the world is pretty messed up at the moment. I try to focus on what is happening around me and what I can conclude is that everybody is leading a pretty busy and hectic life.
13 January 2016
Ever since I was a child, I never needed much sleep. When I entered the teenage years, sleeping became a problem and the term insomnia entered my life and it never left. Not being able to sleep every once in a while is something different than having insomnia. It is a mistake often made.