Why your life is not a journey…

So tomorrow is the last day of the holidays. My little clan and I took the gap and escaped the cold Cape for a few days and headed to the golden shores of Durbs by the sea. In the past few days, my kids have patted, petted and pawed more animals than you will find…

A letter from the plains of Africa Burn…

It’s Saturday night and I am sitting in front of my screen, actively avoiding the temptation to get “Social”. (like, like, wow, like). I’ve been chatting to a girl on WhatsApp, but fear those embers are going to need some serious fanning before her monosyllabic answers blaze into something you could call a conversation. As…

The subtle art of not giving a fuck…

My Facebook wallpaper says a thing about the subtle art of not giving a fuck… and I think it’s perfect. It’s a book written by Norman x, who is a couple of years younger, but may as well be a couple of decades older, judging by the wisdom that he shares. He has a turn…

A letter to my Guardian Angel

Dear Guardian Angel, Good morning to you all, you higher beings, who sit around, doing the things that you feathered folk do. Life down here is an up and down affair, a fact which perhaps, due to your unique vantage point, you are unable to take in all that clearly. After all, when you study…

How to get the cruise ship over the ghost ship every time…

The internet is abuzz with online learning courses. I get daily emails, which promise that if you chug down this, that or the other gluten free concoction for 30 days, your life will be turned around. You will wake up one morning and besides having a perfectly radiant skin, closely cropped hair and perfect teeth,…