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Girl Stays Home, Bakes Cookies

(Much like you) I’m at home. I’ve been spring cleaning, catching up on some writing, wondering what everyone else is up to, playing intense games of Monopoly with my younger brothers—and baking. Lots of baking. Since South Africa went into lockdown 13 days ago, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time in the kitchen, with […]

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Diary Entries | How To | Life

More of, Less of

Every year, between Christmas and New Year’s Day, you can find me snacking on leftovers, checking the calendar daily (because I seem to always wake up believing it’s Sunday), reflecting on the past 365 days and those that lay ahead – and contemplating this quote (which, to be fair, I think about almost weekly anyway): […]

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How To | Life

A Beginner’s Guide To Being Above Average

The truth is: we can’t all go to space or, climb Everest or, write a one-hit-wonder that catapults us to fame overnight. But you know what we can do? We can throw away the empty toilet roll. And sometimes, that’s all that’s needed to improve someone’s day. On a day to day basis, it’s often […]

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An Incomplete Guide: Increasing Your Productivity At Work

Here are 10 tips to increase your productivity at work, from an 18-year-old year old who is a) not a professional productivity guru, b) likes making lists, and c) has been dubbed ‘an organised individual’  by her mom and 7th grade teacher.  1. Declutter your workspace Having an uncluttered work space leads to an uncluttered […]

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