Once upon a time in a magic land

Once upon a time in a magic land

Slypsteen’s Corner Once upon a time in a magic land By Kobus de Villiers The bright flashes painting crackling blue shadows on the wall of my bedroom. First, the rumbling in the distance, then the loud clap. The smell of rain in the air, the comforting feeling...
Nuwe SA – I used to live here.

Nuwe SA – I used to live here.

Slypsteen’s Corner Nuwe SA – I Used To Live Here By Kobus de Villiers The lights started to flicker and then flashed on. People slowly began to stir. The cabin looked as if a minor riot had taken place. Blankets were strewn across the floor, half unpacked...
Fishing the Nootka Sound

Fishing the Nootka Sound

Slypsteen’s Corner Fishing the Nootka Sound By Kobus de Villiers A cousin of mine recently commented on a Facebook post about my latest fishing trip. He mentioned that he grew up in the Karoo, and he never learned to fish, since water was so scarce there. I grew...