The journey begins. Thanks for sharing it with me...

I have a book in me. You know that feeling? You probably do too. A story to tell, lessons to share, experiences to deconstruct, moments to celebrate. This blog may end up a book, but for now it’s just about the here and now...

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Some time during late August, whilst spending time mindlessly scrolling through facebook posts, I saw a post that talked about ‘Scroll free September’.  In an instant, knowing how much time I’d been wasting on scrolling, I made the decision to abstain from social media for September.  To hold myself to account, I sent a quick […]

A friend of mine is currently travelling around Italy with her family, and seeing her post and pictures has reminded me why travelling is so good for your.  For every part of you.  Here is why I would spend my savings on ‘travel’ versus ‘things’ every day of the week: Travelling gives you something to […]

August is Woman’s Month in South Africa.  We don’t only celebrate Woman’s Day – we dedicate an entire month to Women. Today is Women’s Day.  And to be honest, I am feeling frustrated. I am going to go on a bit of a rant in this post; and if you’re not up for it, I’ll […]

People often remark at how positive and joyful I always seem.  Always full of energy.  “Why are you always so happy?” they ask me.  Is it possible that certain people are just born that way? I think a more likely answer is that they choose to be that way.  Truth be told, I am an […]

I don’t know about you, but I don’t love spiders.  Nope, not one bit.  In fact, I tend to squish them with the nearest flip-flop when I see one in our house.  The garden is their territory and I respect that.  The stay there.  I stay here.  And we’re all happy.  Whether it’s spiders or something […]

Life is full of ups and downs. Reflecting on the past week, I certainly have experienced my fair share of emotions – good and bad. From extreme pride, to feelings of deepest sympathy; absolute joy, to feelings of fear and anxiety.  Just your average week, right?  We all know that everybody will go through tough […]

It’s Sunday night. France has just beaten Croatia and won the Soccer World Cup 2018. Kevin Anderson lost the Wimbledon final to the formidable Djokovic.  It’s cold and rainy in the city that I live in.  And like I said – it’s Sunday night.