Author Archives: Pikkewyn

About Pikkewyn

I am 63 years old and retired, I live in Johannesburg, South Africa. I always wanted to author something other than work related issues. MY long-term career was as a people oriented Information Technology Project Expert. In this function I have traveled widely and I have many experiences that I have lived through and sharing them is my ultimate dream. Reading other individual's similar renditions I have soon realised that presentation and holding your audience's attention is critical to success. I have the memories and I want to share them with you holistically even though we have varied backgrounds.

Creative Writing : Lesson 7

Exercise 1 (Part 1): Updated list of most important events 1. Adulthood and social impact. 2. Tertiary studies and my career. 3. Sport and its influence 4. Stability 5. My marriage 6. Financial stability 7. Future challenges. Life has a … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Lesson 6

Exercise 1: Rewrite Lesson 5 as if telling a friend An experience in a raunchy pub. “Gee whiz what a weekend I have just experienced and for a while there I was concerned that I would get to see the … Continue reading

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Creative Writing : Lesson 5

Exercise 1: Key scenes from my memoir “Head sticking into the Gladioli Careering down the road in my blue “”Ferrari’ In the hospital ward with prople dying from what I was suffering from My retirement function Going to a bar … Continue reading

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Creative Writing : Lesson 4

Exercise 1: List of Memoir Conflicts. “Being the last born child in a family Desire to be successful Do not follow my father – alcohol Survive two serious motor car accidents and their ramifications Understanding responsibility:Marriage vs Career and the … Continue reading

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Creative Writing : Lesson 3

Exercise 1: Five details about my childhod bedroom I was the last born child in a two bedroomed home. Initially my bedroom was a sleeper couch in the kitchen near to the coal stove. However the house was extended with … Continue reading

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Creative Writing. Lesson 2.

  Exercise 1: 10 Memoir Topics plus related aspects: 1. Adolescence/childhood Gladioli and street playground Success as a scholar Trying to understand adults esp Parents and older siblings 2.Reaching adulthood / a dangerous situation I survived. Tertiary education  including Candidate … Continue reading

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Creative Writing. Exercise 1. 10 Memoir Topics:

1. Adolescence/childhood 2.Reaching adulthood / a dangerous situation I survived. 3. My career 4. A sport or game that’s been important to me. 5. Middle age 6. Songs and movies that influenced my life 7. An illness 8. A move … Continue reading

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