Finding Ourselves Again

I think you need to go through some stuff to really appreciate life and understand what it means to persevere, overcome and have faith. I think those tough times make you a stronger person. – Judith Hill

As we keep marching on, we are not alone!

Someone said to me the act of saying 2021 aloud, sounds like we are saying ” twenty-twenty won.” Sounds wired doesn’t it? It will go down as the year when we could not carry out most of our fund-raising and fun activities with the residents. We just could not nail anything down to a planned […]

Easter 2020 and Everyone’s Fight.

No matter how much falls on us, we keep plowing ahead. That’s the only way to keep the roads clear!  -Greg Kincaid Easter 2020 happened behind closed doors, in most countries all over the world. In spite of all that, at Pevensey, the residents had a lovely time. Church services were conducted by Mr. Esterhuizen, […]

Pressed on all sides, but not crushed! Perplexed, but not in despair!!!

When things happen that shake the entire world, we shake along with it. For indeed we are a part of the globe. We watched as the Coronavirus hit countries overseas, silently hoping that it would not reach our shores.  Silently hoping that a solution would be found quickly. Silently hoping it would all go away. […]

The Justin Greville Song

“We all get old, but I have my share of ups and downs” – Justin Greville. (Pevensey Resident since 1972) Justin Greville says these words slowly, carefully as if he is  trying not to hear himself saying them. This in the middle of sharing his story with me. The Justin Greville song. A tale of […]


Someone came to visit Pevensey recently, and as I walked past his car wherein he was seated and watching life at Pevensey, I greeted him and we started chatting. He commended the Pevensey staff for the special work that they do and said he really could not comprehend how they managed to keep it all […]

The Night Red Hearts Rained Down (Valentine’s Day Dance 2019

THOSE WHO LOVE DEEPLY NEVER GROW OLD; THEY MAY DIE OF OLD AGE, BUT THEY DIE YOUNG.     – Dorothy Canfield Fisher We live in a world where love takes different forms and lanes. Where everyone desires to be loved. We may not know how to love other people, but we definitely know how we […]

Valentine’s Day Bash with Liz and Andre

Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.- George Sand Nothing can equate with the joy that our Residents felt on the 16th of February. This was the day we marked for our Valentine’s […]

Swimming vs Underberg School

February is our swimming month. The weather is warmer and Residents take to water at any given chance. We have a number of Residents who take the challenge and swim against Underberberg School’s Grade Sixes. Each year the grade six class has swimming against Pevensey as one of their challenges. This is a very special […]