“What’s his name?” I asked. “Polly.” Wow, that is original. Polly the parrot. “And we’ve had him for more than five years now.” “Can he talk,” I asked again. “Oh yes. Sometimes he doesn’t keep quiet, then we just cover his cage with a towel or something.” “Well he hasn’t said anything yet,” SHE said dryly and … Continue reading Love and a grey parrot.
Humanity has a knack for celebrating greatness. We love heroes. We like to honour men and women who are able to transcend their existence on this spinning blue ball and achieve a persona of some semi-celestial beings. Like angels and saints and saviors. We glorify them with awards, honorary degrees and street names. In some … Continue reading And the most amazing person on the planet is…
They were sitting in a light blue Nissan sedan, that had a rope tied to the boot, preventing it from opening erratically, whilst driving. He was twitching, a little more than usual and clearing his throat, somewhat unnaturally. The nervous tension was as tangible as the bunch of red roses she was holding. A minute passed and it was clear that he … Continue reading Two decades of love
A long, long time ago in an era where poking friends implied a sexual activity and not something you do with fake friends on a social platform. Or when twitter was the sound made by a sick bird and not something I could waste several hours on, there was a skinny squire with mousy hair … Continue reading Twenty.
In order to ensure that you understand the ramblings appearing on this site, please allow for a small introduction. I am Ah Dad…but let’s start with a family-selfie aka A FALFIE I live in South Africa. It’s a country not a region. And yes, I’m white. And no, I’m not a racist. And yes, there … Continue reading All about me