hat sunblock sleeping bag sleeping tablets a stick book, paper, pen boots plasters peanut butter and a lot of chocolate. going hiking tomorrow five days hoping to return with a tan and a few new freckles. Hope we make it! And that this time I … Continue reading Holiday fever
‘Hi, I’m here for my 11 o clock appointment.’ ‘Oh hi Violet, take a seat, your therapist will be with you in a minute, what kind of tea would you like, lemon bliss, soothing chamomile, passion fruit…’ ‘Nothing thanks, I’m in quite a hurry. I’d … Continue reading Wtf whale music
We’ve had a lot of power issues in Jozi over the last few days. Like horrible no light no electricity no power at all issues. And although I’m down to one little candle and feeling just slightly desperate, I thought it would be kind to … Continue reading Ten fab things to do in the dark
I had dinner with my writing group last night. It only took 300 emails, 175 phone calls, 78 WhatsApps and 6 restaurant reservations to sort out the evening. It was a celebration. A birthday celebration and a celebration that in our 4 years together, there’ve … Continue reading OMG is dinner tonight
I know I’m lacking in sleep or something because today I cried when a Bowie song came on the radio, cried when I read about a lost dog and god I hope they find him, and cried watching the news coming out of Syria. I … Continue reading Sob
A few months ago I noticed I was putting on weight. My tummy was a little rounder, my thighs a little plumper and my breasts were kind of spilling out everywhere. I do not like being overweight. But I also struggle to diet. I tried … Continue reading Cherries and other dangerous things.