Monthly Archives: October 2010

Breathe

A moment’s respite As I break the surface, Gasping for air, For light, For sound and sight. But it cannot last, This momentary pause: The road is still long. Take a deep breath

Leaves Fall

I discovered a few snippets that I wrote some years ago. They are somewhat unhappy in nature, but I enjoyed the way I wrote them, so thought I’d share them here despite their dark tone. Here is the third and last: The first leaf fell […]

Without

I discovered a few snippets that I wrote some years ago. They are somewhat unhappy in nature, but I enjoyed the way I wrote them, so thought I’d share them here despite their dark tone. Here is the second: I am left merely sad, no […]

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Doodles

Some more sketches from my moleskine:  

Is

I discovered a few snippets that I wrote some years ago. They are somewhat unhappy in nature, but I enjoyed the way I wrote them, so thought I’d share them here despite their dark tone. Here is the first: I sit within myself, watching the […]

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Mountains

I recently did some sketches for a friend’s clothing company, Farbe.  The idea was to echo the colours of the company’s logo in a sketch of the mountains around Stellenbosch. I’m rather pleased with the results.  

The Carpet People

The Carpet People

The Carpet People by Terry Pratchett must be one of my favourite books, and is certainly one of the books I’ve re-read the most (I probably read it at least once per year). Initially written when he was 17, and then re-written when he was […]

EDGE

EDGE Campus Website

I was recently at BYM, and there found out about an initiative of two of the delegates, namely EDGE Campus. It’s an education initiative with the intent of providing additional resources to school learners of all backgrounds. One thing led to another, and I helped […]

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Pidgin & Creole Languages

I stumbled on Suzanne Romaine’s work Pidgin & Creole Languages quite by accident in a second-hand bookstore, and was immediately intrigued. I have a continuing interest in languages, especially how they work, how they differ and how they don’t differ, and this seemed to fit […]