The Mystery of Parents When you are very young, say up to the age of 7, or maybe 10 if you are lucky, your parents are perfect. Your Dad tells the funniest jokes and is definitely the strongest Dad in the neighbourhood, maybe even the world. Your Mum smells the loveliest and… Read More »The Mystery of Parents
Grief and Loss
My father died tragically and under traumatic circumstances in Johannesburg in 2000. Even more heartbreaking was the sudden death of my sister’s little boy the week before Christmas in 2016, I still can’t quite believe it and we will never ‘get over’ it.
After my Father Died I remember the first time we sat around my parents’ dining table after my father died. Apart from him we were all there. Nobody sat in his chair, nobody spoke about it who should or even whether we should. It didn’t feel right. Actually nothing felt right… Read More »After my Father Died