… a bit of that
5 (more) things about me
1. I love watching Queer Eye🥂. I cry at the end of almost every episode. I’ve learned about the French tuck, the crisscross of walking in heels (with a touch of bend and snap 😊), and if you open your heart and mind… there are circles of love everywhere. . Continue reading
Swellendam, jou doring!
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, The town of Swellendam, South Africa is hosting its very first Winter School during the upcoming winter months. I received this bag full of local goodies during my recent visit to Swellendam. If I be honest, when I read the tag that night when I was alone, I cried.… Continue reading
African Hips Don’t Lie
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, It has been a dream of mine to launch a range of slogan T-shirts. When the opportunity came, I collaborated with JS Designs, who assisted me with the birth of #AfricanHipsDontLie. Continue reading
AIDA at Theatre On The Square
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, The opening production for 2019 at Auto & General Theatre on the Square is a reduced take on the epic opera, AIDA. Verdi’s most famous opera, often staged with a company of 200 singers, is reimagined with a talented cast of two men and a pianist! This wacky and… Continue reading
Frankly my dear
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, One should always be drunk. That’s all that matters…But with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you chose. But get drunk. – Charles Baudelaire On Route 317 between Bonnievale and Robertson in the Western Cape you will find Esona Boutique Wine owned by Rowan & Caryl.… Continue reading
Saying nothing at all.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I wish you enough, Wenchy #wenchytude Continue reading
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I just had this realisation that I need to write down. Be it mental or physical, everything I have achieved in life, I have done with these contributing factors as part of me. I did not get to leave my issues at home while I worked full time, raise… Continue reading
Trust your inner unicorn.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, People prefer when they ask “How are you?” in passing to hear a frivolous “Fine!”, because they were not really interested in your response in the first place. If you can throw in a fake smile, all the better. Don’t waste your truth on such individuals whose eyes are… Continue reading
Get help brave heart.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, It is a well-known fact, and the punchline of many jokes and silly conversations behind my back, that I do have bipolar disorder. I feel pity for ignorance. I was diagnosed at 14 years of age with manic depression and over the years the medical fraternity came up with… Continue reading
It always seems impossible until it’s done.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I know people would love for me to just move on, but good luck with that. I miss my child. My therapist says to just feel it. The missing of my Liam James. Sit with it as long as I need. It feels so much like grief although Lee… Continue reading
Mom to many, wife to SirNoid. Lover of water, walks in the shade and all things purple.