Author Archives: margieswrite

About margieswrite

I am a published freelance writer, of children's stories, a memoir, travel articles, birding articles, and articles of general interest to magazines and newspapers, with an interest in photography. In addition I am able to edit and undertake writing commissions for businesses and schools who wish to promote themselves.

AWAY WITH WORDS

I am still battling the health scene, but more of that later. What I really want to share today is an short story I wrote for an assignment for a group of writers to which I belong. We have a … Continue reading

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A NAVY DAY

I have been away from this site for a time – ill-health and generally having too much on my plate. However this morning John and I set off to hear the South African Navy band as part of Fish Hoek … Continue reading

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The Good The Bad and The Ugly

I think the older you get the harder life gets. You try to stay positive, to smile, to be thankful for what you have got. You laugh a little, or a lot, you smile at kids and dogs and parrots. … Continue reading

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LOSS AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

If you are reading this, and I hope you are taking note, please when you get to the end, would you post this on your page. This article is not actually about me, but about the thousands of voiceless people … Continue reading

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DEFEATED AGAIN

Once again the African National Congress has managed to dupe the citizens of South Africa that they are changing their ways. Two weeks into his Presidency Cyril Ramaphosa is proving to be just another puppet in an uncompromising political party … Continue reading

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WATERLESS

Last night we had a preview of what it will be like on a “DRY” run – if you will pardon the pun. At about 18h00 we, like many others, found that there was not one drop of water coming … Continue reading

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LIVE A LITTLE, LEARN A LOT

This week has been quite revealing and quite daunting. I have battled on many fronts – not in angry jostling fighting, but in finding things that have always been difficult, suddenly made simpler. I have learnt to push myself further … Continue reading

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