Announcing Translation!

Guess what??!! You can now read my blog in any language! This is the greatest discovery of my almost six years of blogging with WordPress. There are so many languages to choose from and most of them are represented!! It is such a pleasure to see that any language - from Afrikaans to Zulu, from … Continue reading Announcing Translation!

Navigating Waves

When you are navigating humungus waves, you have no option but to hold on. When the tide eases a little, but you've not yet reached shore, you dig deep to find a reason to hold on. When you have reached shore, if you reach the shore, then you decide whether that reason for holding on … Continue reading Navigating Waves

Elevate Your State ~ A Rap Poem

In a slight departure from the 'norm' today I wrote lyrics for a rap song! It is a type of poem, I suppose one could say! It seemed to write itself. Elevate your state Hey, man! What’s on your plate? You wanna find a new way You wanna find a way to relate You wanna … Continue reading Elevate Your State ~ A Rap Poem

My Authentic Journey To Creating A Business Venture and Its Website

This morning I shared the following news via other platforms ... The HM EVENT PROMOTIONS site is birthed!! I am thrilled to have this next step in the business and professional side of my life taken care of, to have achieved this during lockdown, in the midst of facing several big challenges and personal growth … Continue reading My Authentic Journey To Creating A Business Venture and Its Website

A Moment With The White Viola

There is so much perfection in one tiny flower. This white viola is one small part of a constellation of blooms in my organic garden. Like stars they light me up when I see their pretty faces and I watch how the native bees love to sip their nectar. There is such grace in a … Continue reading A Moment With The White Viola

Life As A Garden

Reflecting on how I might incorporate writing about my and other gardens that I have experienced, into writing about various aspects of life in the content of The Holly Tree Tales blog, I scribed the following piece in 2017. At first, this was written onto a landing page, entitled "Life As A Garden", and I … Continue reading Life As A Garden

If You Can ~ A Poem

If you canLive where you love the sounds that you'll hearWhere you love the sights that you'll seeWhere you love the feelings you getWhere you love the hope that you hearIf you can.Where you love the people you'll meetWhere you love the beat that you'll feelWhere you love the sunrise or sunsetWhere you love the … Continue reading If You Can ~ A Poem

An Eagle’s Journey

Today my daughter leaves lockdown, after nearly 5.5 months. I am so grateful for the time we have had together, a real bonus for our family in this difficult time, and we have been able to support one another during remote working / studying etc. It feels like the boarding school days again, both son … Continue reading An Eagle’s Journey