Where feet fail.*

Memories from a time gone by. T was a slender girl with fine features, average height and mid length ebony coloured hair that flirted with the wind as she walked. She had a cheerful, shy smile that more often than not she was very self conscious about. Everything about her spoke of a young woman [...]

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Just keep swimming.

 If you have followed this blog for awhile, these girls must look familiar to you. My friendship with them began 3 years ago when I moved to Pikangikum. The desire to keep to myself in the first few weeks of arriving in a new place is very strong. Especially when I don't know anyone and [...]

Today

It's a: "Dear diary kinda post!" This morning was spent teaching grade fours; in one, we had a game of tic tac toe  so that the class had a fun way of learning how the Bible is divided and how to look for books and chapters. In the second class we had an epic game [...]

Apple picking

This summer had a lot of highlights for me, apart from going home, on my way back to Pikangikum I spent 4 days in southern Ontario. Please don't ask me where I was 😀 all I remember is, it was on the outskirts of Toronto city. I made some wonderful friends and one of them [...]

Feast your eyes

Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly [...]

That’s what friends are for.

Remember Heather? I posted a blog about her in April last year, well long story short after her 3 week visit to South Africa, she came back in August last year to set up her organisation called Hope of Africa.  Upon my return from Zambia I stayed in Mozambique for a week then she wrote [...]