Valuable rags & rusty nails

Christmas is a traditional time of gift giving in countries influenced by Christianity. Such gift giving has grown out of any proportions that any Jesus Christ that might have existed is likely to approve of. Sarah knitted us ear warmers and dish cloths for Christmas, which is my favourite sort of present – made byContinue reading “Valuable rags & rusty nails”

South American planning

I am inherently predisposed towards planning and preparing well in advance. I was the type of kid who started their homework when they were given it and have turned into the sort of adult who does the same – I have my songwriting class on a Tuesday and I start my homework on a WednesdayContinue reading “South American planning”

Vaccine certificates and choices

Ten days into the traffic light system and I am getting accustomed to scanning my vaccine passport when I go into a variety of venues. I have put my Apple wallet app on the top screen of my phone to prevent the embarrassing hold-up when you are asked for your passport and have to trawlContinue reading “Vaccine certificates and choices”

Omicron and freedom

Omicron could represent freedom or further imprisonment. For South Africans and other African nations omicron already represents lack of freedom. The international doors to Africa are being slammed shut, while the COVID horses are galloping forward in many directions across the globe. We are told that caution should be taken in regard to spread ofContinue reading “Omicron and freedom”