Archive for December 30th, 2010



With these two images I want to say Happy New Year – to anyone reading here.  Please make sure you read the poem by HS Rice. [click on the image for a larger view]. I enjoyed Helen Steiner Rice’s  booklets with the most beautiful writings/poetry throughout my Sec School years and miss reading her inspirational poetry – [I must get some of her books again – reminder to myself.] I wonder – if you are a chess player – if you can recognise bits of a famous piece – discovered not very long ago [2006 – I think] combined with the other images. I’ve used three separate images. I’ve lost my link with the watercolour-painted picture [and I’ve altered it a little bit!], the children are from Chessbase and the third mystery image should be on Chesshistory – and it is part of a puzzle.
And if you’re a regular reader of my blog, you will remember my image from last year’s entry:

Interesting number my eyes have just caught when logging on to the dashboard.

Enjoy the video of Dana Winner – A Thousand Beautiful Dreams – a beautiful rich voice that carries you away on one of those dreams.

Een van my groot gunstelinge. Ek wonder of Jannie du Toit nog sal onthou van die Kerk-kermis waar hy was by die Bosmangemeente in Pretoria. Ek het die dag langs hom gestaan en pannekoek-bak. Daardie dag het ek hom leer ken as ‘n  mens-mens, baie nederig.

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