Klipspringer

My first “mammal of the month” is the klipspringer, a small, sturdy antelope that inhabits rocky terrain with sparse vegetation in eastern and southern Africa.1 Its scientific name is Oreo...

To Write My South African Book

Yesterday, I posted about my new direction in writing. Today, I’m sharing how I’ve decided to write my South African book. I’ll write the book as a journal that immediately immerses ...

New Direction: South Africa Book on the Horizon

It’s fascinating how we gain new direction for our lives. Late last Friday evening, I finished the second draft of my first novel. I felt both elated and drained. The novel, A Look Across the Sand, ...

South Africa to Canada – Big Change!

Travelling from summer in South Africa to Canada in winter takes a bit of getting used to. Two weeks ago yesterday evening, Vilis and I returned to our home in Nova Scotia after spending six months ba...