Who can know the heart?

I was there on the 24th of June, 2015. Me and my little family of four sat all by our lonesome own some in the four seats allocated to us by the big machine in the sky and we listened to “Die Manne wat Glo”. I do not do church to be entertained. I go…

So, hoe gaan dit met jou?

So kuier ’n liewe vriendin by my verlede week. Hulle bly op Christmas Island, tussen die hemel en die paradys, klink dit vir my. Snaaks hoe ons vriendskap ontwikkel het. Ek het hulle via Aussiekaners ontmoet toe hul nog in Suid-Afrika was, en het maar so oor die internetkabels met haar gesels en probeer raad…

Die Klippie in die Skoen

Dit is alles die klippie in sy skoen se skuld, dink hy terwyl hy sy selfoon by die polisieman vat met ‘n stram kopknik. Anne klik simpatiek haar tong en slaan haar arm ondersteunend om sy middel. Hoe die ding in die eerste plek in sy skoen beland het, weet hy nie, maar hy het…

Australia is on fire

We arrived in Australia mid-August 2008. February 2009 introduced us to the bushfires of Australia and we mourned with the rest of the country when Black Saturday in February 2009 robbed this country of 173 lives. I cried with my new compatriots as I watched in horror how the flames consumed everything in its path.…