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Johann Wentzel

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born
in Odendaalsrus, South Africa
August 24, 1952

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male

member since
April 2012


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I think it may just be natural to have a first ‘book’ that one must put to paper just to clear your mind and allow you to move forward: that first book that will make you cringe in years to come. That is why I had to get “Are they the same size” out of the way before I could proceed.

English is not my first language. I grew up in Namibia and only started speaking English once I started work in South Africa in the early nineteen seventies.
I translated my first Afrikaans book “Waar is my Tiekie” into English and must admit, translating it was harder that writing it!
How can one possibly relay a teenage boy’s hormone induced godsend opening of ‘blaas’ (bladder) to the lowest doubts of a possible opportunity missed once the real meaning becomes p...more


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Emails from Ireland
2.5 of 5 stars 2.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011
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Where is My Tickey?
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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I have found my Tickey
1.0 of 5 stars 1.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2012
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Bleed for the Queen
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U82much and That Is Why You...
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Are They the Same Size?
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Ek Het My Tiekie Gevind
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Waar Is My Tiekie
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I Have Found My Tickey
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Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.Mahatma Gandhi
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