Heating Up

This is one of my favourite times of year in South Africa. The days are often sunny but there is a nip in the morning air. I love sitting at my desk drinking a hot frothy coffee with the door wide open and the fresh chilly air coming in. Simple pleasures. https://www.instagram.com/p/CE6ChIrJ3YZ/ Of course the …

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Rolling into the Chaos

Life has been building up to the Chaos of Christmas. The joys of the holidays have not been a deterrent to the criminals in the bay however. Or maybe the holidays were the impetus? The need for festive cash? Or maybe there are some humans who are nasty year round as there was an attack …

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The RBF Empath

I have always thought I was afflicted by RBF (Resting Bitch Face) because I often get told to 'smile' or to 'cheer up it might never happen' by random people on the streets. But on the other hand I am often the receptacle of people vomiting their feelings, life history and baggage all over me with …

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The Joke is on Us

It has been a week of volatility and chaos in South Africa. In my last blog I mentioned the protest that we in South Africa were calling 'Black Monday'. Norm and I were both participating by wearing all black and tweeting our support of the cause. I tried about a dozen times to get a decent pic …

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In The Navy

Sunday was a stunning warm sunny day but it was still pretty windy. Retha and I had plans to go for lunch but we were then invited to a braai at our friend Carol's so we encouraged Norm to come with and we headed out around 2. Carol is an artist and she wanted us …

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The look of love

This has been such a busy week. Considering that I started out in a bit of a #StillHungOverFromSaturday state I am impressed with the fact I survived it all. I had to rush home from work on Monday to meet Vanessa my manicurist. Vanessa still comes to my house despite the fact that she is now …

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