The thoughts never stop but I haven’t been taking the time to put “pen to paper”. I wanted to write a blog this evening to share some of the things that have been happening in my life. Because I know that our hearts are connected somehow, and that there are experiences we’re all going through – the happiness, pain, anxiety, joy, excitement, novelty, loneliness, confusion and overwhelm of life is shared.
I find myself thinking that over and over again.
As I read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s letters to his daughter, affectionately dubbed ‘Pie’.
“A whole lot of people have found life a lot of fun. I have not found it so. I feel that it is your duty to to accept the sadness, the tragedy of the world we live in, with a certain esprit.”
Yes Mr Fitzgerald, I shall try my best too. Continue reading “Life is strange”
This year, I’ve waged a war on how I feel. My feelings set me back, they’re very convincing – and like a trusted friend, I’ve listened to them for a long time. But feelings are up and down, they’re there one minute and gone the next – a rollercoaster of fun and fear, joy and terror… like a clown that turns a normal day into a horror movie.
2018, January, new me – new you, new everyone. We’ve all resolved to be better versions of ourselves. Maybe you’ve sworn off sugar. Maybe you’ve sworn to be more charitable. Maybe, if you live in Cape Town, you’ve resolved to survive the drought. Whatever it is, you’ve probably resolved to be better. Continue reading “3 ways to tackle your unrealistic New Year’s goals”
It was the year that Jacob Zuma’s presidential term FINALLY came to an end, the global economy grew by about 3% and Bitcoin became more popular than gluten-free bread. On a personal note, 2017 was the year I was shown what it costs to be myself, and the reward too. Continue reading “2017 recap: 4 lessons I didn’t learn from reading the news”
I read Mark Manson’s article ‘Romance is like alcohol’ today and.. *rolls up sleeves”… are you ready? Continue reading “If romance is like alcohol, then I’m an alcoholic”
A few months ago, I turned off my last seen and the blue ticks on Whatsapp. I had noticed that a few of my contacts had done it, and after a bit of investigation and contemplation decided to do the same. Continue reading “Why I turned off my ‘Last Seen’ on Whatsapp”