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Art Class

On deciding to go to art class

And not attending Art class

Going to art class was what I wanted to do. When I was in Grade 9 (back in the day we called it Standard 7) we were to choose our school subjects for the following year. I desperately wanted to choose art as a subject. But being the good boy that I was I took the advise from the adults and chose the ‘safe’ subjects. You know, the subjects that would get you a job (hopefully). Because ART is not a job.

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Thoughts on Procrastination

My thoughts on my favourite pastime: Procrastination

Procrastination is the action of delaying or postponing something. The word has origin from the Latin procrastinatus, which itself evolved from the prefix pro-, meaning “forward,” and crastinus, meaning “of tomorrow.” It could be further stated as a habitual or intentional delay of starting or finishing a task despite knowing it might have negative consequences


Probably the sport I’m best at. I’ve been at it for most of my life. I’ve never really given it any real thought, until now. I want to know why I/we do it. What makes it so much fun that we can’t stop doing it!

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It’s a sad day when a Tree dies

The Day the Tree died

Our neighbours decided it was time to cut down their tree. I won’t go into why they did it, let’s just say it’s the same as putting a dog to sleep because it barks. Anyway, below is a photo of the tree in question. This photo was taken a while ago when I saw a Burchell’s coucal in the tree. The photo was meant to be used as a blog post about the bird (can you spot the Burchell’s coucal?) and not about the tree that was cut down. It was a beautiful tree!

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