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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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Blue ocean and rocks.
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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Melissa McCarthy singing to every song on the radio, with an unamussed passanger.
Life | Who is She?

Do You Have A Must-Sing-Along Song?

Whenever we’re driving together (it doesn’t matter if we’re on an ‘emergency’ chocolate slab run or, a four-hour road trip) our family rotates the song selection responsibility. This way, we all get to hear something we like. (And, most importantly: it means we don’t have to listen to ‘I Don’t Care’ by Ed Sheeran ft. […]

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Are We There Yet? | Life | Who is She?

What Do You Want?

There are 168 days left of the year – that’s just over 5 months – and almost anything can be accomplished in that time.  So, my question is: what do you want to do? Sometimes, I can get caught up in day-to-day to-do lists. I find myself merely wading through (ticking things off because they […]

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Ballet performer doing an attitude.
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Are You A Theatre Fan?

I was fortunate enough to attend the opening of Amaranth on Saturday evening and was blown away by the magic on stage. Here are a few pictures, if you’d like to see, and an answer to the golden question: “What is Amaranth?” Some of the greatest childhood memories I have are at the theatre – […]

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Things My Brothers Say

I have two younger brothers. And I love talking to them. As of March 2019, Crumb (not his real name) is 9 and Nugget (not his real name) is 6. They’re always chit-chatting – asking questions, formulating opinions and trying to figure out how the big wide world works (admittedly, I’m right there with them). […]

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