Life on a polkadot



Pony parade and the highs and lows of 2018

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.

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Feelings are fake news

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.

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3 ways to tackle your unrealistic New Year’s goals

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”

If romance is like alcohol, then I’m an alcoholic

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”

I’ll tell you a secret

My holiday is coming to an end and I’ve been ruminating on the social media detox I did a few months back and why I didn’t land up publishing all of the notes I wrote a long the way. I guess some of the journals were too personal to publish. Continue reading “I’ll tell you a secret”

Why I turned off my ‘Last Seen’ on Whatsapp

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”

Don’t be afraid, life is long

I’m realising more and more that I’m still figuring out who I am, what I like and where I’m headed. The uncertainty is frightening and I’m unsure of so many things. Continue reading “Don’t be afraid, life is long”

Day 10: Hot date

*I recently completed a 30 day social media detox and this was one of the posts I wrote a long the way.

It was a beautiful Autumn day and a potential suitor asked to meet me for after work drinks, after which…

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My 30 day social media detox

Just over a month ago, I decided to embark on a 30 day social media detox.  Continue reading “My 30 day social media detox”

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