New cottage

Hello there, Cottage means a “small house, and is most often referred to as a place in the countryside”. My ‘small house’ though is not in the countryside, but when I sit outside and take in the view, it’s easy to forget that the hustle and bustle of the city is just a few kms […] Read more…

Moving house

I moved about six months ago to a cottage closer to my work.  The traffic from where I was previously could be crazy, and I was simply not prepared to have to leave for work earlier than the 6 am time slot I was leaving.  So, I found a new abode, and although I am […] Read more…

Aaah, I want to be French

I want to be French. I want to move to France, and besides stroll along the Champs-Élysées, take pictures with the Eiffel Tower in the background and sip on Champagne, I want to not fear my wrinkles and stretch marks … lol. Okay, so seriously, watch the video linked above, where Alexa Chung is learning […] Read more…

Real and raw

I am wildly attracted to real people.  People who share their emotions when they are ‘raw’. When they dare to take you along on their journey of pain, anger, frustration, healing, dealing with the new life they have no option but to adopt. These are people I feel drawn to.  People, who are complete strangers, […] Read more…

What if?

What if, after all, there is no devil leading us astray and causing us to commit atroscious acts? What if, after all, what we are perceiving as ‘the devil’ is in fact just the harvest of all our previous deeds, choices, thoughts and actions? What if, we stopped blaming some archaic idea conjured up by […] Read more…

Not ready to say goodbye

Life is fragile and fleeting and we’re all, or most of us, doing our best to get through the challenges. Sometimes, the challenges become too much to bear. On Tuesday, August 20th, a longtime friend gave up the battle, gave into the call and chose to end his life. I don’t know the details of […] Read more…

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