Life is a game that must be played by certain rules and laws. In this post, I share what I now know to be true as learned from the book The Game of Life by Florence Scovel Shinn
This book was recommended to me by a colleague at work. She kept repeating that Oprah said it changed the way she viewed the world and herself (she actually does say this in her preface to the book). I was intrigued. It was the right book at the right time for me. It opened up… Continue reading Book of the month# 1: Seat of the Soul_Gary Zukav
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” Marcus Tullius Cicero . This is a pic of the bookshelves in my room. In fact I have one or two in every room in my home. They are a constant companion. I can’t imagine life without them. Some are permanent fixtures that I… Continue reading For the love of books
Photo by Aman Jakhar on Pexels.com Shoe Dog: A memoir by the creator of Nike by Phil Knight…what a story! I am not a big fan of autobiographies, but I definitely enjoyed the style of writing in this one. It reads like a novel. Full of twists and turns as well as valuable insights and… Continue reading “I told my myself: Life is growth. You grow or your die.” Phil Knight
I cannot believe that it has been a year since I took the plunge and started my blog. Every word written has been a joy (published and unpublished). I had a look at my stats the other day and was floored at how inactive I have been. I will have to remedy that ASAP :)… Continue reading Grounded African is 1 year old!!!
Hi All, Those of you that know me, know that reading is one of my favourite pleasures in this world. For the first 20 odd years of my life, I got lost in fiction. Through conversations at work, attending training courses and the internet, I became aware of non-fiction books and their power to help… Continue reading 5 books that have had a positive impact on my life