Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Why do I live in this country?

According to this report, 40 families are attacked in their homes by robbers every day. There has been a sharp increase in armed robberies in homes in South Africa, with the sharpest increase in Kwa-Zulu Natal. And I wonder why I am suffering from insomnia???

4 comments:

baby~amore' said...

very scary stuff Gill ... I suffer from insomnia too whenever I read things like this - close to home and worse when my husband is not home with me.
Stay safe.

Rethabile said...

It'll all get better, I hope. Thanks for reading my poem. if you know any poetry lovers, do pass it on, for the message. Mugabe needs to go, and as a poet, this is my little contribution.
Thanks

The poem's over here

supermom said...

Yeah, I wonder that sometimes too. Living in this country tends to keep you awake!

Jeanne said...

Hmmm, the only time I have serious insomnia is when I visit my brother & father in SA - I lie awake all night imagining what every little sound could be. I'm sure if I stayed long-term I would readjust my levels of terror and be able to sleep again (I managed it for 30 years, didn't I!!) but from my current expat perspective it just seems like a very hard way to live your life...

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