LockdownSA: Day 42

As the lockdown continues I start to make peace with the fact that this way of loving will be my life for the largest part of the rest of the year. I'm thinking maybe even September. It's now when you really start to think about things in a more permanent sense: I...

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LockdownSA: Day 38

It's been 28 days of lockdown in South Africa. I would never have guessed that our me, my family, friends, work, country and the rest of the world would ever be in a situation such as this. Today is day 39 of the lockdown and we are all in a fixed new routine already....

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12 Rules for life

I really like Jordan B. Peterson. He's aggressive yet composed stance on many controversial issues that plague humanity  today makes me take notice and empowers me to look at things in a new way. I kinda forgot about him for a while as things got really intense here...

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LockdownSA: Be thankful

As we wait for the President to address the nation, let's take a few minutes to reflect on the near 5 weeks of lockdown we've had. I realized that I should be extremely thankful for my job and the fact that I can work. Our family is coming out of this lockdown...

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My Tolkien books collection

I finally had time to take photos of my Tolkien books collection. Check it out over here: http://namelessone.co.za/tolkien-books-collection/. Creating the list on here gave me some vigor and renewed enthusiasm to pick up this hobby again. Man I love collecting old...

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LockdownSA: Two more weeks

The lockdown in South Africa has been extended. We are not going to be in lockdown for a total 5 weeks, if it does not get extended again. I get the feeling that everyone is starting to feel a bit apprehensive on the ability of the people, the government and the...

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LockdownSA: Goals update

Let's take a quick recap of those 2020 goals that I listed a while back. The greatest dad: I'm feeling pretty good about this one. I still haven't found a dad-mentor but I absolutely just love spending time with my son. I am doing ok. How am I going to improve? I need...

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LockdownSA: This can work

Everyday living has changed over the last 2 days. This is day 2 of lockdown in South Africa. I am working from home, harder than before. My wife is at home with our son. Yet it works. It's pretty cool. I have my "office" upstairs and this is where I go to in the...

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21 Day lockdown

Officially my first post in 2020. The circumstances could not be more interesting, challenging, exciting and sad. So much has happened since my last post. Restoration has started, but the wounds are still there. A long road still needs to be traveled. Since then I...

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Heal and restore

28 December 2019. 3 Days left. 3 Days left before another year ends. 3 Days before we get the chance to begin again. I for one am starting to feel a bit of optimism when looking ahead.With all the crap that hit me this year and the miles and miles of crap I still have...

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