“Where are you working”? he asked.
“I am about to take up a newly created post in a position, as a Proposal Writer, at Msunduzi Hospice”. I replied excitedly.
That day - the friendliness (of what would ordinarily have been another casual, every-day, congenial exchange) changed instantaneously. That which followed - changed me. It had a profound affect on me, and, I learnt on that day what it is that truly matters in this life of mine. It became a special moment in time, and one I will surely never forget.