Please allow me to introduce to you all my Ouma (for those not versed in Afrikaans ouma is granny or directly translated: old mom), her name is Joyce and I love her a lot. Ouma is like any granny should be and I bet we could get into a fist fight as to whose gran […]Read more "(re)Joyce!!!!!"
Welcome to the last Metal Monday for August. Today’s song is a small dedication to my recent review of The Broken Eye by Brent Weeks. Eye for an Eye is the first song on the first Soulfly album that came out in 1998. Front man Max Cavalera who is famous for his hand in starting […]Read more "Metal Monday – Soulfly – Eye for an Eye"
Wow, I made it through July in one piece… I do not believe this is going to be a long post seeing as my blog took a bit of a back burner last month due to work and an ever changing work schedule. Season is in high gear and that means I only really have […]Read more "July 2020 – Recap"
Soooo, I have not been doing great in the reading department this month. The reasons for this has mostly to do with how busy our work schedules have been since the zoo opened again around mid May. Milou and I are basically working as much as we possibly can to try and save some money […]Read more "Branching Out, Slowly…"
Today 8 years ago I met Milou. We knew next to nothing about one another. She was still a student on an adventure to S.A and I was a miserable bitter person dealing with the hardships that is deemed normal. Milou has been the one constant that has managed to hold me together. The person […]Read more "8 Years…"
Seeing as my scheduled post for yesterday, failed to launch, let us make believe that today is is still Wednesday… I have not had a WeWo in quite a while so thought I could share another attempted poem I wrote a loooong time ago. WeWo, for those new to my blog is short for Wednesday […]Read more "WeWo – Ode to Hope"
Hello and welcome to the first Metal Monday for July. I have no idea what to do with MM this month so opted to share an old favorite that I believe has featured every year since I started blogging. I like the song that much… Katatonia is a band that started around the same time […]Read more "Katatonia – July"
As I stated in my Recap yesterday, June saw me read less of the books I planned to read and more audio books. As a result, two of last month’s books will feature here again this month. I am currently on 20% of this one. It has been slow going as it does not directly start […]Read more "July 2020 Reading Plans"
Who can believe we are now exactly halfway through this shit storm that has been 2020? Seriously, I have been feeling that the world has even lost more of it’s marbles than any of the previous ten years before… It is scary. June was a bit of a difficult month for me. We worked quite […]Read more "June 2020 Recap"
Welcome to the last Dune inspired June Metal Monday everyone. For today’s song I have a little interesting set up to go with it all. As far as conspiracies go, the Tool fans have gone and made me believe that the last year’s album Fear Inoculum has more than one tie into the books of […]Read more "Metal Monday – Tool – Pneuma"