This is a story of one of my days cycling nearly 800km over a week. This day was one that was very taxing but yet rewarding in the end. My third day's goal was to get from Knysna to Hartenbos. The most direct route would be about 100km via the highway. However, it was not … Continue reading Day 3: Detour
Sometimes what we wish for will come true, yet we seem to doubt ourselves. It is almost guaranteed and still you choose to be in disbelief when it counts. A promise should not be broken, though you remain hesitant. Just remember the past, remember what you have received and forgetting the flaws of this world … Continue reading The lavish soul
Dedicated to Josh, and to those who are willing to go beyond what is considered comfortable To leave that which is known, to be met with the unknown is exhilarating and yet frightening simultaneously. Giving up security for adventure, yields stories that cannot be forgotten. Asking 'what if' instead of 'why' breaks perceptions of the … Continue reading Written for the daring
-780Km (Distance travelled) -70 hours (Time travelled) - 7 days (Days travelled) -Lots (Calories burned) Saturday, 4 September, 2021. My escapade began. Months of planning, training, blood, sweat and tears(that was just sweat looking like tears), came down to a week to face the music. I had this very morbid idea to get on a … Continue reading The longest ride
Dedicated for a friend. And to those who may need it. Joy!No pestilence lurking in the darkest hour,Nor any plague that attacks at midday,Will come between you and your joy Countless droughts in the desert, And much unrest in the valley,Cannot drench any of your joy inside of you Many shall come to inquire,What is … Continue reading Joy!
Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. - Psalm 90:12 What I have come to notice this year when I have reached certain obstacles in life, when my challenges seem too hard to face, I seem to neglect the fact that God is with me. I refuse … Continue reading Timing
At the mountains of eternity will I utter your beauty Each time we met, you became more irresistible Time was irrelevant in your presence Perpetuity consisted of a graceful face . Do I need to bide my time And wait a hundred years Or is the time upon me Have I met you yet . … Continue reading Have I met you yet
A few weeks ago I had a close friend stay with me for his week away. He studied most of the week while I worked but we made sure to spend all our remaining hours together. On the very last day of our time of rowing, hiking, surfing and learning to play cheesy songs, we … Continue reading Getting stuck
We have reached the seventh month of the year and the only positive thing many can say is that we have made it this far at least. With everything going on in the world we still breathe on. For the majority it has been a year of pain, loss and doubt. Finding our feet has … Continue reading How long can you hold?