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A Christian and retired University Assistant Registrar with a BHons degree in General Management. Love to travel, read and go for walks. My husband is also retired now so we get to travel freely and regularly. We have 2 adult married children.
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700 women from the region marched through the streets of Bloemfontein protesting against the requirement for Black women to carry passes (or the Dompas as it was referred to) designating where they could live and work.

I often wonder if declared progress in the medical field is always good.

I have often wondered if a hero and a role model can be one and the same or are they mutually exclusive.

Why are we afraid of death and dying? Are we afraid of death itself or of the dying process? For many dying can take a very long time while for others it is instantaneous

There has been so much emphasis on corruption, crime and suspicious activity that it seems that we have lost all sense of truth, loyalty and ethics.

Stunning views, beautiful fauna and flora, fascinating people and most interesting history were all out there waiting for us.

Charity begins at home. No argument with that but where is home? Is it only our immediate family or does it include our extended family as well?

Living in the techno-age brings with it so many different ways to share our germs. What generosity! What opportunities!

When preparing to go for my driver’s licence test 41 years ago, I remembered having to practise over and over again to parallel and diagonal park.

There is a modern saying when a couple learn that they have a baby on the way – “We are pregnant”.

Last week Statistics SA presented the results of research which showed that the number of marriages had declined by over 40%. Why are fewer people getting married these days?


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