Short Shots City
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Short Shots City

Friday 11 December, is International Mountain Day — an appropriate time to share the news about Mount Everest. I’ve never climbed a mountain, nor do I intend to as I suffer from vertigo and loathe cold weather.

If you’re planning an expotition* to Everest, I should warn you it’s a whole yard higher.

*Author’s Note:

Winnie the Pooh rounded up his friends to join an expotition to the North Pole. So I refuse to correct the spelling.

The first person he ran into was Rabbit.

“Hallo, Rabbit,” he said, “is that you?”

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Caroline de Braganza

Wise Older Woman (WOW). Poetry, essays, humor. Passion for mental health, social justice, politics, culture, the world. Incorruptible and proud South African!