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Do not add insult to injury

It is nice that we have entered level 1 of lockdown, but six months of low key business activity will definitely have a huge impact on our economy. Perhaps healthcare workers experience slightly less pressure than in earlier stages of the pandemic, but

for others, the longer their businesses remain closed, the bigger the pressure.

Tourism industry

This week I spoke to people working in the tourism industry involved with international travel, and for them there is no going back to work yet, neither did they receive any remuneration during ... continue reading

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An attitude of gratitude

One little privilege we now again have during the current phase 4 of lockdown, is that we are allowed to go for a walk between 6 and 9 am. I must say,

to me it is a welcome break from staying inside all day.

But now everybody seems to be very health conscious and it feels like everyone who can walk is on the road during that time. Perhaps it is just because all those who want to exercise, must now fit it in during those three designated hours of ... continue reading

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Attitude is everything

stupidity, disability, parking, wheelchair

stupidity, disability, parking, wheelchairThe past week I watched a program on TV about a man who is a quadriplegic after a motorcar accident. He only has very limited use of his arms and hands. Yet, in spite of his disability he, amongst many other things, still mows the lawn on their farm with a ride-on lawnmower and participates in archery.

What caught my eye though was the message printed on the back of his T-shirt;

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

The late motivational speaker, Zig Ziglar, used to talk ... continue reading