Anna Basson Blog

Oor die Berge

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Daar is iéts omtrent berge en hulle (bykans stereotiepe) standvastigheid wat rustigheid uitstraal. Woorde soos “majestueus” word dikwels gebruik om hulle grootsheid te besing, en, afhangende van die berg of bergreeks, “indrukwekkend”, “asemrowend”, “imposant”. Hierdie woorde, hoewel hulle soms clichéagtig kan voorkom, is mees...  Continue reading

On statues and sculptures

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Sculptures have always intrigued me – or rather, the artistry that surrounds making sculptures. How a sculptor can start out with a block of marble, or a slab of wood, or whichever medium they choose and then start chipping away until a form reveals itself, is a wonderful mystery to me. I am not even remotely capable of such ...  Continue reading


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Only in a poemSome things, they say, are better not said. Other things, I think, are better only said in poetry.It is with their talent for unexpected turns of phrase and surprising patterns of sound that poets make us say things that we normally would not dream of – whether it is about ourselves, about others, or even to oth...  Continue reading


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NamasteThere is something fascinating about the sounds of foreign words. Not only in the sounds themselves, but in the effort of trying to pronounce them and have them roll uneasily off the tongue. It is also more than learning a new language – when foreign words are used in our own language it infuses it with strangeness, an...  Continue reading

Law.News nuusbrief Junie 2014

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WONINGS, SAAMWOON, GESAMENTLIKE EIENAARS EN DISPUTE WAT KAN ONTSTAAN“Communio est mater rixarum” (Gesamentlike eienaarskap is die moeder van alle twiste, soos reeds in vorige nuusbriewe aangedui.)Wanneer jy met iemand in ‘n verhouding saamwoon, is dit belangrik dat julle vanuit die staanspoor ‘n formele saamwoonooreenkoms met...  Continue reading

Home checklist when going away this holiday

by Jaco Scholtz | Local News
Service alarm system and irrigation Care of pets (feeding and walking) Swimming pool on automatic timer Receiving of mail and make arrangements for extra mail delivery Cancel newspaper delivery Take extra care of electronic devices, i.e, the switching off all appliances during load shedding Empty all bins and through out dead...  Continue reading