Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I have shared openly with regards to my struggle with depression and excessive anxiety during my 21 years of blogging. In South Africa, one in three people are affected by mental health problems. I am that one. There are 23 deaths due to suicides in South Africa every single… Continue reading #IamTheLegacy with @TheSADAG
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Every August I invite females active on social media to share who they are on my blog in honour of Woman's Day. It can be on any subject. Be it health, sexuality, infertility, relationships, careers, abuse, mental health, parenthood, human rights, etc. - as long as it is authentic.… Continue reading Guest Blog Posts for Woman’s Day.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I can't be all that annoying as my eighteen-year-old daughter Victoria still loves to spend time with me. We are a noisy due, me and my mini-me (she hates being called that). My only biological daughter is a non-conformist, she speaks her mind, doesn't tolerate any kind of discrimination and… Continue reading Soulstice Day Spa at Silverstar Casino
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, My chest feels heavy and every now and then I feel myself gasping for air. There is a lump in my throat as a cry wants to escape. A wetness in the corner of my eyes. Breathe. I miss my Liam. Writing the words, the wetness escapes my eyes… Continue reading Lee.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Let me set the murder scene. The husband is sitting outside, very proudly looking at the fire he made. Fast forward to after the Boer War. The fire is inside a built in braai. In the wall. With a light inside it, so you can check if you are… Continue reading I’m not a Queen 👑?
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, If you have grown children with a sense of danger, humour and me as a Mom... this delight may await you. BTW, calling your kids assholes can be a term of endearment. #wink I am NOT impersonating a vlogger. I don't have the skills for that. This was totally… Continue reading The Tale Of The Potent Brownie
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, "...and, for that little while, the darkness was kind." ~ Stephen King The past year has been filled with contradiction. Life changing decisions which lead me to feelings of elation, dread, hope, happiness and despair. Perhaps that is life. Not being stagnant is positive. Change is the one thing… Continue reading The silence that is me.
One always has to know when a stage comes to an end. If we insist on staying longer than the necessary time, we lose the happiness and the meaning of the other stages we have to go through. Closing cycles, shutting doors, ending chapters – whatever name we give it, what matters is to leave… Continue reading Closing Circles