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I was born and still live in the beautiful city called Cape Town in South Africa. My view  in the morning includes the magnificent and stunning Table Mountain (Now one of the 7 wonders of the World).


My birthday is on 25 December every year and I self published my poetry book called "Whispers from my Soul" in April 2012.



Writing is just a hobby for me and if someone walks away and are able to identify with what has been said then I am a happy person.


"Whispers from my Soul & CaMeL RiDe all in one week"

Blog Posted:5/2/2012 1:45:00 PM

Hello Everybody!!!

The saying that unplanned things normally work out for the best really became reality!!  I received the author's copy of my book, 

"Whispers from my Soul" 

last week..

The idea of a book never crossed my mind, it was never planned,

in the end I am glad I went through with it!!

Adding to the exciting week I had, I decided to be a tourist in my own country for a change :) Did the whole tourist thing, visited a few wildlife farms, undertook a camel ride and I must say he (the camel) was more in tune with me then any guy ever were lol just kidding.. I had an absolute blast!!! 

Lastly I would like to apologize for being absent from the Soup.. Work is hectic and with all the madness I am attracting these days it does not look like things will ease up quite soon..

love & peace from cool and wintry Cape Town :-)  

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Date: 10/13/2013 4:16:00 AM
Congrats on your book
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Date: 8/20/2012 4:57:00 AM
Whoopety-whoop-whoop!!! Geez, I'm real proud to be calling you Homegirl. I will not rest until I have a copy of your book in hand. Am I right in assuming your mother tongue is Afrikaans, as is mine? If so, a double whoopety-whoop-whoop for having mastered the English language with such finesse. You have me proud, Homegirl. :)
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Date: 6/28/2012 6:02:00 AM
Thanks a mill John :)
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Date: 6/17/2012 5:51:00 AM
congrats on your book mrs wilma :) big ups to you
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Date: 5/8/2012 3:03:00 AM
It was loads of fun Vince :) I just love that saying of yours "Only talent attracts madness" will embrace every minute then. I had an awesome time, was great to just get away from work for the couple of days :) love Wilma
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Date: 5/7/2012 8:58:00 AM
Camel Ride looked like fun. Only talent attracts madness, so enjoy it. SouthAfrica is another place I've missed on my travels. Saw part of North Africa from the sea but never docked there. Hope you enjoyed your trip.
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Date: 5/6/2012 10:16:00 AM
Hey there Nette, I really had an awesome time.. thank you for the well wishes, really means a lot.. Hope you are doing okay as well :) *hugs*
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Date: 5/5/2012 5:47:00 AM
looks like you really had a peak experience in a week's time, wilms.. go and bloom... cheers to you for the book launch and wonderful time to explore!..:) huggs
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Date: 5/4/2012 11:00:00 AM
Elo again Missy, not that I have notice.. No red hair, sorry lol.. You know Chris and his theories, I would love to hear my mom's input on that one lmao :D thank you once again hey
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Date: 5/4/2012 10:58:00 AM
CDA, you are right in thinking Afrikaans has a mix of Dutch within :) hmmmm the walk on water thing??? Well I can answer you but then I would have to hunt you down :D it's your bday so I will refrain from violence and just give you a *hug* lol
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Date: 5/4/2012 9:03:00 AM
Hi again Missy :D! Wow! A hippo made Prince Harry! By any chance, does he have red hair?! :D And you're very welcome, and it's my pleasure! Like I said, I'm just totally happy for you for what you've accomplished here :D and I see birthday boy has some pretty interesting theories with regards to how you came about ;)
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Date: 5/4/2012 5:29:00 AM
Hello Chris, it is actually Afrikaans and not Dutch.. See Afrikaans is not that difficult to understand :D Gosh, with your theories we could actually have a new blog about how my existence came about and the similarities etc etc.. Thank you for the laughter this morning when I woke up :)
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Date: 5/4/2012 5:25:00 AM
Carolyn, thank you hun and yes we had a fabulous time with the whole exploring weekend :) love Wilma
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Date: 5/3/2012 2:19:00 PM
Wilma, it must have been fun to do some exploring, but I am absolutely delighted that your book has been released. Bravo, dear! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 5/3/2012 6:20:00 AM
Missy I had an awesome time, especially with the wild animals seeing them up close and seeing Prince Harry, the Hippo *mwahugs* Thank you for your support with regards to my poetry and everything else (*-*)
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Date: 5/3/2012 6:17:00 AM
Tracie I had to hold on tightly not to end up on the ground when mine lowered himself.. I still had a blast hehe.. Luckily no spitting was done lol.. Thank you for the congrats on the book xxx
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Date: 5/3/2012 6:13:00 AM
Hello Chris, baie dankie vir die gelukwense en ook vir die kompliment met die omslag van die boek.. Oh yes he sure was "a gentleman" trust me lol :D
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Date: 5/3/2012 6:09:00 AM
Thanks a mill Andrea and sorry for being so quiet of late, love Wilma
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Date: 5/3/2012 6:03:00 AM
Catie, it is actually raining here today, was so cool to walk in the rain on my way to work. Thank you for the blessings with the book, really means a lot :) *hugs*
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Date: 5/3/2012 5:57:00 AM
Hey there Gail, thank you so much for your encouragement and comments on my poems :)
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Date: 5/3/2012 5:55:00 AM
lol, Joann you made me giggle with your experience with the camel. Thinking back to my thoughts while being on the camel's back.. Thank you so much for the well wishes with the book.. I appreciate it!!
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Date: 5/3/2012 5:39:00 AM
Hey MJF, thanks a mill for all the support, advice and encouragement with this, love & hugs CTH
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Date: 5/2/2012 10:38:00 PM
Imagine me smiling W--i--d--e--l--y right now, Missy ^_^ not only because it looks like you had loads of fun with that camel-- I love how that camel looks ^_^! But also mainly because of you having your own book! I love how it turned out ^_^! Love that tree with the sun peeking through and love your title even more :D! I wish you all the best with your book and who knows? Maybe another book in the works for you? ;) btw, so cool how you became a tourist in your own country-- I have to make more effort in doing that myself :D mwahugs, Missy ^_^!! Catch up with you a bit later!
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Date: 5/2/2012 9:48:00 PM
Aww big congrats on your book wilma looks really cool, ill have to find it and put it in my cart.. Last time I was on a camel I fell off it as it lowered itself lol.. then it spat in my direction.. :D xxx hugs
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Date: 5/2/2012 7:59:00 PM
This is awesome for you, WIlma. No one deserves it more than you, such a sweetie pie you are!!!
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Date: 5/2/2012 5:20:00 PM
Congratulations on realizing your book. I hope to someday get a book done, too. My experience with camels is a little different, They spit and bite and make me seasick riding them.
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Date: 5/2/2012 4:32:00 PM
You know I am so over proud of you for taking those steps to share your poetry and talent outside the Soup and to the rest of the world. Hugs and luv to you Michael
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Date: 5/2/2012 2:41:00 PM
Thank you Carrie, I somehow have to still get use to the idea that I actually did it!! I absolutely love the cover too, it is like they read my mind when they designed it.. love Wilma
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Date: 5/2/2012 2:37:00 PM
Congratulations, to you, Wilma!! I love the cover and the title of your wonderful book! You must be so proud, as you well deserve to be!
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Date: 5/2/2012 2:26:00 PM
lmsao Arild, I love how you call the Soup the Care Center :-) than you for the encouragement and for the laughter throughout! Hugs & love CTC
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Date: 5/2/2012 2:23:00 PM
Thanks a mill Ruben for the well wishes, the book was published through Xlibris and it is available at as well as Barnes and Noble. :) Apparently it is also available in e-Book form! Hope your Wednesday is turning out great!!
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Date: 5/2/2012 2:11:00 PM
Thank you David I sure had a blast.. The other pics I uploaded on Facebook because it would take to long to upload here.. Had encounters with all kinds of animals :)
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Date: 5/2/2012 2:06:00 PM
Wilma, you sound like you are having lots of fun, go get em' gorgeous...David
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