Tag Archives: death

Momento Mori

Memento Mori (Latin: ‘remember that you must die’) is an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death. It is sometimes associated with photographs of the deceased and those photographs are often the subject of heated discussions.  My mother’s … Continue reading

Posted in Personal, Retrospective, South Africa | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Momento Mori

Losing a pet

Yesterday when I got home I had a message from my brother telling me that one of his dogs had passed away. This dog that went by the moniker “Ladybird”, was one of two that he got from the local … Continue reading

Posted in Personal, Retrospective, South Africa | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Losing a pet

I wear a Poppy To Remember….

I wear a Poppy To Remember…. my Father: a signalman; who was captured in North Africa during World War 2 my Grandfather, a rifleman, who was wounded in Delville Wood my Uncle: an air mechanic, who died in Egypt during … Continue reading

Posted in Border War, Memorials and Monuments, Military, Personal, Retrospective, South Africa, United Kingdom, War, War Grave, War Memorial, World War 1, World War 2 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on I wear a Poppy To Remember….

Rest in Peace Dokes.

This morning I got the news that one of the pets at my other home had left us. It was an inevitable passing though, he was 20 years old, and when I saw him in May he was obviously on … Continue reading

Posted in Johannesburg, Personal, Retrospective, South Africa, West Rand | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Rest in Peace Dokes.

Loosing a friend

This morning I woke up to what I assumed would be just another day.  When I checked one of the forums that I haunt, I found that one of the members had been tragically killed in a car accident on … Continue reading

Posted in Personal, Retrospective, South Africa | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Loosing a friend