Anelda van Wyk – Poetic Parenting

Micelle: Anelda, your exceptional way with words first caught my attention and made me want to find out more about you. I was delighted when I looked deeper and found your deep- rooted spirituality and your remarkable love for and devotion to your family. Your lifestyle of gratitude greatly inspires me.  In your own words,…

Talitha Slabbert – Loving Little Rascal

The people that inspire me most tend to be multidimensional personalities who are deeply spiritual, passionate about that which they love with a wide variety of interests. Talitha definitely fits the bill. When I look at Talitha’s smiling face, the first thought that goes through my mind is, “plat-op-die-aarde-platjie” (down-to-earth little rascal). There is a…

Anything Shared is just so much Better.

Excruciating the pain, cutting deeply to our core when the object of our passion and fascination is shunned. With great courage and boldness we dare to lay bare our hearts delight in something that has captivated our attention and occupied our time and our hands. To then, has it frowned upon, mocked or regarded as…

Nicole Rowe – The FREEDOM to be

Through the years, I had the privilege of meeting interesting people in the most unlikely of places. Nicole is one of those people. I first met her earlier this year, at the restaurant where she works as a waitress. She immediately caught my eye because of her professionalism and her attention to detail; that and…

Apologies.

What I thought was to be a few days of down time became a week of being off-the-grid. Contrary to popular belief, there are still places in this world where technology did not find a foothold. There was a lot of… and a few of these… Plenty of this.. but none of them were eager…

Peet Bekker – Perseverance personified

Welcome to Altered Images. I trust that you will enjoy your visit with us. Today we are meeting with Peet Bekker from Roodepoort, South Africa. Peet had caught my eye about a year ago. He stood out of the crowd because he was not following the masses. His spirit of adventure intrigued me, while he…

You are invited

On meeting new people, the animated gestures and the passionate rhetoric of a speaker grabs my attention. Like a moth to a flame, I am drawn by the glint in the eye of those excited about life. I am intrigued by the perseverance shown in the face of resistance and the resilience demonstrated when overcome…