It might sound very unfestivey (is that even a word?) but as soon as 26 December rolls around each year, I’m just as excited as a kid before Christmas — except all I want to do is pull the tree down. And make lists.
It’s 6am and I’m downstairs, on the couch with a cup of coffee — just like every morning. Some quiet and calm before the day starts. But you’re not here. You’re not on my lap, or sitting next to me. It doesn’t feel right. This was our time. Our morning ritual every day. I miss […]
I hate this time of year. People drive like lunatics on the road — yesterday there were two huge accidents on my way to work and on my way home. People are cranky. Everyone wants a holiday. Work is all about deadlines. It’s hot. Everyone’s exhausted. Silly season is here. If you’ve been following my […]
This year has been interesting. Very different to two years ago when I was really fit and head over heels in love with running. I’ve gotten into a bit of a “meh” comfort zone — blame it on stress and busy days. It’s been so irritating and so demotivating… So this week I decided to […]
I want to talk about quiet people. Because some things just need to be talked about. I’ve been devouring bits of information across the web these last few weeks; I find it fascinating reading up on introverts and highly sensitive people aka known as “the quiet ones.”
There’s something very cool about being on leave while everyone else is at work. Especially when it’s a Friday and it feels like spring has arrived a couple of weeks early. What to do on a sunny day off when you live in the winelands? Hit a couple of surrounding Stellenbosch wine farms, of course. I […]