Archive for Augustus, 2008

…numbers…

Posted: Augustus 29, 2008 in Uncategorized

Ek is in ‘n “CUT & PASTE” mood – en ek het eintlik nie veel meer om te sê nie!!!!

Geniet die naweek!!!

(Hierdie een “freak” my uit – dis gevaarlik naby aan die waarheid…)

Believe it or not? How true is your number?

IF you were born on the 1st, 10th, 19th, 28th of any month you are number 1.
If you were born on the 2nd, 11th, 20th, 29th of any month then you are
number 2.
If you were born on the 3rd, 12th, 21st, 30th of any month then you are
number 3.
If you were born on the 4th, 13th, 22nd, 31st of any month then you are
Number 4.
If you were born on the 5th, 14th, 23rd of any month then you are number 5.
If you were born on the 6th, 15th, 24th of any month then you are number 6.
If you were born on the 7th, 16th, 25th of any month then you are number 7.
If you were born on the 8th, 17th, 26th of any month then you are number 8.
If you were born on the 9th, 18th, 27th of any month then you are number 9.

Number 1
You are smart, a straight talker, funny, stubborn, hardworking, honest,
jealous on a competitive basis, kind hearted, temperamental, friendly, and
popular. You always want to be on the top and most likely to be
independent. You are most likely to fall in love at a young age, but will
marry once you mature! You are likely to have problems with people who
have opposite views and you are most likely to take revenge over your
enemies on a long time basis. You are a spender, but you will have a good
profession in the future. If you are guy you will be very popular. You can
go anywhere from the local shop to the heart of the parliament because you
are positive and talented in numerous areas. But in your life you will
always have some people who will work hard to bring you & your name down.
Because of your intelligence, some might hate you. You are a pioneer,
independent & original your best match is 4,6,8 while a good match would
be with 3,5,7

Number 2
No matter what, every one will love you because you are ruled by the Moon.
You day dream a lot, you have a very low-self esteem, you need to have a
back up for every move in your life, you are very unpredictable. You tend
to change according to time and circumstances, selfish, have a very strong
sense of musical and artistic talent and powerful verbal communication.
You can be sweet as an angel and can be ruthless when double-crossed. Some
might say you have a sixth sense. You will become a poet, writer, an
artist or a business person. You are not strong in love, so your
relationship will be in disarray until you settle down. If you are a girl,
you will be responsible for your family. If you are a man, you tend to get
involve in fights & arguments in the family. You will sacrifice your life
for your family. You are gentle, intuitive with a broad vision. You make a
well-balanced person. Your best match is 2, 5, and 9 no other people can
put up with you!!!

Number 3
You are hard hearted and selfish most of the time. You always tend to have
lots of problems within your family in the early stages but you will be
able to cope with everything. You seem to have your way in everything. And
from birth you would always have to work hard to achieve anything you
want. You always make a point to set examples on others, especially the
younger ones. Generally you are not a cool person. It’s not easy dealing
with you. A tough player you are! But once you are comfortable with
someone, it will be a lasting friendship. You always earn respect from
others. You seem to have lots of worries and problems but they won’t be
for long. You will have brilliant kids! You love money a bit too much so
temptation will push you to try endlessly. You will look after your family
and help friends, so you will spend a life time just being generous and
kind (except for men born on the 21st). You love your freedom, creative
and ambitious, a person who brings beauty, hope & ample joy to this
world!!! Your best match 6 and 9. Good match 1, 3, and 5.

Number 4
You are very stubborn, very hard working but unlucky in important matters
in life, very cool and helpful. You might repel people away from you, you
may cause nuisance to others if you are a man, as you gifted are with
understanding other people’s problems. If you are a girl, you excel in
your studies and arts. If you are a guy you spend most of your time with
girlfriends and you tend to have too much fun with your mates & girls.
Your friends will spend your time & money and get on with their life and
you will be left empty handed. So be careful! You love to spend. Your
positive side is that you are always around to help family and friends.
You always fall in love with those younger than you. You often live with
disappointments but you will take good care of your family. You need to be
careful of people who will take advantage of your kind heart. And beware
of your relationships too. You are radical, patient, persistent, and a hit
old-fashioned; you live with foundation &
order. Your best match 1, 8. Good match 5, 6, and 7

Number 5
You are very popular and you can get things done only by talking. Even to
your enemies! You are business-minded and like to do things spontaneously.
You will be famous if you get involved in any business. Your friends and
families will always ask for your help, and you are the one actually with
the money to help your friends. You will have more than one relationship,
but when you settle down you tend to be selfish. You tend to go for other
relationships – even if you are married at times because of your
popularity. You tend to get along easily with anyone because the numbers
is a middle number. You love freedom and changes. You learn your life
through your personal experiences. Your best match 1, 2, Good match 6, 8.

Number 6 (120% true!!!)
Ooopppss.. you were born to enjoy! You don’t care about others. I mean you
always wanted to have a lifetime of enjoyment. You will excel in either
education or business management! You are talented, kind (but with only
people who you think are nice), and popular. All good things come easily
to you. Your mind and body is just made perfect for love. You are loveable
by any number. But if you are a number 6 men, you will be involved in more
than a few relationships until you get married. If you are a girl, most of
you will get married/engaged early. You are a caring person towards your
family and friends. You are a person of compassion, comfort & fairness,
domestic responsibility, good judgment, and after all you can heal this
world wounds to make peace for everyone because you have the great power
and caring talent to take the world of love one step further.. Your best
match 1, 6, and 9. Good match 4, 5

Number 7
You are realistic, confident, happy, and talented in education, music,
art, singing, and most importantly in acting. You also have a bad temper!
You value your family status a lot; you will be in the top rank when you
reach a certain age. If you are a guy, you are popular with girls. Most of
the number 7s face lots of problems with their married life. Only a few
are happy. You have everything in your life but with worries throughout
your life time. You need to get ready looking for a partner rather than
waiting. If you don’t, then you might end-up being single. You are born to
contribute to everyone’s joy. Your best match is 2. Good matches are 1,4

Number 8
You have a very strong personality and people will find it hard to
understand you. You are more likely to suffer in your younger years. You
might be also the one responsible to look out for your family. You often
suffer all the way through life. You will learn life in a very practical
way. You are the one who will fight for justice and may even die in the
war too. You are normally very reserved with a handful of friends and most
of the time, live life alone and always prepared to help others. However,
once you settle down, (which is often late), then your hard lucks will
disappear. You will face unexpected problems such as encountering
poisonous animals, and accidents. You are highly- disciplined,
persistence, and courageous, and it is your strength that will take you to
success. You area great part of a family team. You are a fighter! Your
Best match 1. 4,and 8. Good match 5

Number 9
You guys are the most incompatible people in the world. You are so strong,
physically and mentally. You often have big-aims. You will work hard and
will think it’s still hard to get there, even if you already have gotten
there! Normally you suffer in the early age from family problems and
generally you will have to fight in life. You are respected by others. You
were however very naughty in your childhood, and often got beaten up by
your parents and had been involved in fights and you seemed to have
suffered lots of injuries. But when you grow older you become calm and
will fall into the quiet and dignified macho type. Love is not an easy
matter for you. You are however good in engineering or banking jobs
because people always trust you. Your family life is very good, but you
will always worry over your children. Your finer qualities are that you
are humanitarian, patient, very wise & compassionate. You are born to
achieve targets and serve every one equally without any prejudice. You are
a role model for everyone. Your best match 3, 5,6, and9.

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…geduld…

Posted: Augustus 26, 2008 in Uncategorized

…sweet about me…

Posted: Augustus 22, 2008 in Uncategorized

Hierdie is een van daai songs wat vashaak – ek het daarmee wakker geword in my kop vanoggend…en dit bly nogsteeds vir my ‘n baie oulike song… (dalk voel ek vanaand anders daaroor!)

This song is the debut single from the debut album Lessons to Be Learned. Gabriella Cilmi is an Australian singer whose genres are: indie, soul, blues, vocal jazz and rhythm. The peak position in different charts have been: Number twenty on UK singles chart, number 44 on Irish chart, number one on Australian ARIA singles chart and right now is the number 23 on the Europe Top 100 Singles.

SWEET ABOUT ME…

Ohh watching me, hanging by a string this time
Don’t easily, the climax of the perfect lie
Ohh watching me, hanging by a string this time
Don’t easily, smile worth a hundred lies

If there’s lessons to be learned,
I’d rather get my jamming words in first so,
Tell you something that I’ve found,
That the worlds a better place
When it’s upside down, boy

If there’s lessons to be learned,
I’d rather get my jamming words in first so,
when your playing with desire,
Don’t come running to my place
When it burns like fire, boy

Sweet about me, nothing sweet about me, Yehh
Sweet about me, nothing sweet about me, Yehh
Sweet about me, nothing sweet about me, Yehh
Sweet about me, nothing sweet about me, Yehh

Blue, blue, blue, waves they crash
As time goes by, so hard to catch
Too, too smooth, ain’t all that,
why don’t you ride on my side of the tracks

If there’s lessons to be learned,
I’d rather get my jamming words in first so,
when your playing with desire,
don’t come running to my place
when it burns like fire boy

Sweet about me, nothing sweet about me, Yehh
Sweet about me, nothing sweet about me, Yehh
Sweet about me, nothing sweet about me, Yehh
Sweet about me, nothing sweet about me, Yehh
Sweet about me, nothing sweet about me, Yehh
Sweet about me, nothing sweet about me, Yehh
Sweet about me, nothing sweet about me, Yehh

…seisoene…

Posted: Augustus 21, 2008 in Uncategorized

Daar is ‘n tyd vir kom

en ‘n tyd vir gaan

die lewe het sy eie seisoene

en die lente klop NOU aan ONS deur…

[NEEEEEEEEE, ek gaan nie (alweer) ophou blog nie!! Hehehe :mrgreen: ]

Ek het vandag gedoen wat ek al vir twee jaar sukkel om te doen … EK HET BEDANK!

Vanaf 1 Oktober 2008 tree ek en my man in ‘n ander tipe vennootskap as die huwelik in – ons raak “sakevennote”!! Nogal ‘n scary gedagte – maar ons is ook mos darem nie meer kinders nie – ek WEET sommer net dit gaan ‘n GROOT sukses wees!! Ons betree nou SAAM ‘n nuwe seisoen in ons lewens – en ek kan regtig nie meer wag nie!!!

So wish me luck! Ek sal julle op hoogte hou van verwikkelinge!

…digkuns van ouds…

Posted: Augustus 19, 2008 in Uncategorized

Wat het van Afrikaanse digkuns geword? Daardie digkuns waarmee ons ouers en voorouers grootgeword het? Ek vang soms my skoonpa dat hy nog aanhaal uit hierdie gedigte, en dis vir my só ONTSETTEND mooi!

Ek loop nou die dag op Williston ‘n juweelboek raak … Afrikaanse Verse (5de Uitgawe/1942 deur DF Malherbe) … en hierdie pragtige gedig van CM van der Heever (Die Nuwe Boord), vang my oog.

EK BOU DIE PALEIS VAN DIE LEWE

Ek bou die paleis van die lewe
met my kragte deur arbeid gewin,
maar dis of ek huiwerend bewe
as ek telkens weer oorbegin.

So dood-sekuur lyk my die lyne
waarlangs ek my stene moet bou
maar later teleurstellingspyne:
waar is my verwagtinge nou?

En telkens kry ek ‘n spoortjie
en glo: ja, nou is ek reg,
maar soos in ‘n dorre ou voortjie
sink die water van vrugbaarheid weg.

Gedurig weer ‘n gedagte:
ja, eind’lik, nou het ek hom,
maar later verslap weer die kragte;
sal ek ooit by my einddoel kom?

Sal ek maar met sidd’rende hande
nog boustene bring en dan sug:
al tas ek verward langs die wande,
miskien sien ek eenmaal die Lig?

Ek bou die paleis van die lewe,
ek begin weer van voorafaan;
dalk sal op die end van my strewe
net lewensmurasies daar staan.

(Foto: René Boshoff) :mrgreen:

(NET SO BIETJIE INVRYF…EN VIR DIE WAT DIT GEMIS HET!)

80:00 South Africa ends up with the ball after a failed All Black attempt and the siren sounds to end the game.
78:40 Carter goes off as do a couple of others so that the entire bench gets a run.
78:05 Carter kicks to the corner for one last chance in the match.
77:40 The All Blacks will be looking to keep the South Africans scoreless.
75:30 Carter converts to make it 19 – 0 and gets 800 test points himself in the process.
74:00 Mealamu scores. Try!
73:50 The Springboks take a quick lineout deep inside their own half under pressure and the resulting in field pass goes directly into Mealamu’s arms.
71:45 The Springboks are trying everything but passes are not sticking and bounces are going against them.
71:25 Carter tries for another drop goal but again has it charged down.
70:00 South Africa just don’t seem to be able to hold on to the ball for too long.
68:30 Carter has another attempt at goal from wide out but misses.
67:30 Januarie tries to pick up the ball from a scrum but spills it and his number 8 picks it up in an offside position.
67:00 Carter shaped to pass then but saw the line spread early and the gap just opened for him to go through.
65:45 Carter finally converts some points to make it 12 – 0.
65:20 Carter scores. Try!
65:00 Carter receives the ball in midfield and steps back inside the defense to go over the line in the tackle.
64:45 New Zealand are only 5m out now.
64:20 Carter makes a great offload to Kahui who gets scragged in a desperate tackle.
63:45 South Africa spill it and the All Blacks look to go wide.
63:00 Another unforced error as the lineout throw is not straight.
62:15 Muliaina decides to run instead of kicking and is lucky enough to get a penalty for South Africa being offside.
61:00 South Africa have a penalty for a late hit and it gets punted a long way down field.
60:00 Berger is off for Watson and Januarie enters the fray as well.
59:00 Mealamu is on for Hore.
58:15 South Africa get a relieving freekick for using their hands in the ruck.
57:25 Montgomery is replaced by Steyn.
57:00 Carter tries for the drop goal but it gets charged down.
56:30 Afoa has it on the 22m line.
56:00 Montgomery does not clear and New Zealand are still well inside the Springboks half with a lineout.
55:10 No try so the referee rules a 22 dropout to South Africa meaning no advantage was given.
55:00 Advantage to the All Blacks as Afoa tries to score in the corner but it looks unlikely.
54:45 New Zealand are 10m short with Carter.
54:20 South Africa knock it on from their own lineout and New Zealand have a good opportunity now.
53:40 Carter kicks deep to touch in the Springboks own half.
53:00 Weepu is on for Cowan.
52:00 South Africa are getting beaten up in the rucks as they keep men in the backline in anticipation of going wide.
51:10 A freekick goes to New Zealand after the Springboks fail to release the ball in the tackle.
50:40 The All Blacks turn it over and Carter clears down field.
50:20 Springboks have number out wide.
50:00 South Africa only 2m out and trying to push over near the posts.
49:30 Pressure now on the All Blacks scrum.
49:00 South Africa have a 5m scrum from a great kick and chase.
48:30 Somerville goes off for Afoa.
47:00 Habana is substituted due to injury.
46:20 Montgomery misses again from out in front.
46:00 Thorn steps out of line to impede the chaser coming through and gives away a penalty.
45:30 Montgomery misses the conversion on his 100th game for South Africa.
45:00 The touch judge over rules the referee to give a penalty.
44:30 Cowan is under suspicion for a late tackle as the Springboks broke the line.
43:15 South Africa feed the scrum deep inside their own half.
42:30 A double knock on though sees the play come to a halt.
42:00 Cowan finds a gap up the centre to be 20m out and centre field.
41:00 New Zealand were lucky then in not having numbers at the tackle but the Springboks knock it on.
40:00 A good counter attack ensues but ends up going into touch as the siren sounds.
40:00 Carter kicks out to start the second half.
39:40 Carter swings it wide to Kaino with men outside him but he takes his eyes off the ball and puts it down.
38:45 Kaino muscles it up for the All Blacks to be 20m out.
37:00 The touch judge calls Habana for going into touch prior to scoring to the relief of the All Blacks.
36:00 South Africa get the ball off an All Black spill and in the next phase Habana goes the blind side and into score.
35:00 The All Blacks tackling one on one is superb and they get a penalty.
34:30 Smith makes a copy book tackle on de Villiers.
34:00 Another scrum packs down centre field and 5m out.
31:30 South Africa set the scrum only 5m out.
31:10 Cowan steals the ball off Habana in the tackle but gets penalised for it with a Springbok freekick.
30:30 Carter does the unthinkable and misses again for the fourth time.
30:00 Carter has another penalty attempt now for an infringement in the maul.
29:10 South Africa are looking a little tired from the expansive play the All Blacks are encouraging.
28:30 The All Blacks tacklers are doing some good work in preventing the ball carrier from going to ground.
27:45 In the end it is a lineout on the All Blacks 10m line to the Springboks.
26:45 James and Carter are playing a game of aerial tennis to gain some ground.
25:00 South Africa were unlucky not to score after some good work in beating Sivivatu and Muliaina to the ball only 5m out.
24:00 Carter misses the third attempt in a row.
22:45 The All Blacks get a penalty inside the Springboks 10m for not rolling away.
22:10 Obstruction against South Africa on a linebreak after reclaiming the ball.
21:40 This is a game of who can hold onto the ball as South Africa lose it themselves.
21:00 New Zealand are 15 out from their own 22 following the dropout but turn it over.
20:00 Carter goes the other way and misses again.
19:00 South Africa stop the ball from being released in the tackle and Carter now has a penalty attempt.
18:30 South Africa are having some trouble getting out of their own half with another scrum to the All Blacks.
18:15 Scrum to New Zealand midfield and 22.
17:45 Good option from Carter given the fast and flat South African defensive line.
17:30 Carter gets the ball and kicks in behind a fast approaching Springbok line but it goes too far.
17:00 They are only 5m in from the right hand touch.
16:00 The All Blacks are inside the 22 now and get a chance to pack down a scrum.
15:30 Carter chips over the top for Smith to gather.
15:00 New Zealand have a freekick just inside their own half to settle things down after some pretty adventurous Springbok running.
14:00 Habana shows his speed as he runs around Sivivatu but his final pass gets knocked into touch.
11:20 Both sides are prepared to attack and run the ball from deep.
11:10 Du Plessis makes a good run from the restart but fails to pass it to his outside men.
10:10 McCaw puts in a bone crunching tackle to see the ball pop out of the runner’s hands.
09:30 South Africa pack down a scrum only 10m out.
09:10 From the lineout the All Blacks give up a freekick and then another straight away.
08:30 Kahui punts the ball from the restart but it is not a good one and so the Springboks are only 15m out.
07:40 Carter narrowly misses the conversion to leave the score 5 – 0.
07:30 Smith scores. Try!
07:00 The ball goes wide to the left with McCaw putting in a little kick for Smith who dives to ground it.
07:00 The video referee is checking it.
06:20 New Zealand are only 15m out with Woodcock.
05:30 South Africa take a quick throw in but it goes wrong and the clearance gives the All Blacks the throw.
05:00 Carter cross kicks but it goes into touch only 10m out from the goal line.
04:30 All Blacks have a scrum on the Springboks 10m line.
03:40 The lineout and subsequent passing is very tired for the Springboks.
03:00 South Africa have a penalty and Montgomery kicks for touch.
02:00 The ball is kicked but it goes too far and they have to come back to halfway.
01:00 The All Blacks have conceded a freekick at the breakdown.
00:30 James kicks it out on the full already so we come back to halfway for the scrum.
00:00 Butch James gets us underway for the Springboks.

Welcome to Newlands for this much anticipated battle between the All Blacks and the Springboks.

The All Blacks win this one by 19 points to nil.  At halftime it is New Zealand 5 South Africa 0.

…where is the LOVE?…

Posted: Augustus 15, 2008 in Uncategorized