Category Archives: Words

Missing: New York

A photo of a woman, michelle viljoen, street photography, black and white, nyc, New YorkI’ve been back home for a couple of weeks now, but it feels so much longer. It feels like New York was ages ago. I miss the cold streets, the walk along the Pulaski towards the 7 train. I miss the banter with the guy at the bagel shop while he makes my standard morning order. One everything bagel, toasted, with a bit less cream cheese than usual. That’s how he remembered me. The foreigner who asks for less cream cheese.

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Ground, Words and Photographs of People

I woke up early with the idea to get loads of work done, and then mid-morning, just before coffee o’clock, I got punched in the left eye by one hell of a migraine. Fast forward a couple of hours later and there I was, waking up from death and the day was basically done. Life can be such an asshole sometimes. So what can I do half dosed up on migraine meds? Write. Kind of (with the screen brightness turned all the way down). Or I guess we’ll find out.

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Life, travel and the things inbetween

life, landscape, adventure

Time to get real, which isn’t something that I’ve done on a public platform in quite some time, years to be exact. But here we go, because why not. Also before we get started – I suck at grammar and this a long post – so you’ve been warned, if that sort of thing grates you now is probably a good time to back away.

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On The Road Home

Saturday morning creeped up as our alarms went off at 7.30 for an 8am breakfast – we sat sipping our filter coffee as we waited for our bacon and eggs to be prepared. The rain had slowed but the sky was still overcast – mist and clouds covering most of the mountains which surround Swellendam. For most it would be a disappointed but I couldn’t help but feel like the universe was giving me a break.

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