There’s something I don’t get. We’ve just been through this huge #Metoo campaign and unless you live on Mars, you have to know about it. And I want to believe that men are starting to take note. They’re finding their way and rethinking what is … Continue reading Maybe they’ll never get it
‘So what are your favourite books, Violet?’ I didn’t even think before I gave an answer. ‘We Rate Dogs is number one, definitely’, I said, referring to the new coffee table book that came out a couple of weeks ago. He looked at me with … Continue reading On dogs, horoscopes and reading.
My first words at the Nirox Word festival were ‘You gotta be kidding?’. This was me after paying a pretty steep R 360 entrance fee, having my water and snacks confiscated and then being asked for another R 100 for a yoga session. But in … Continue reading Words
When I was in my twenties I backpacked through the USA. Every so often I would find a laundromat, throw in a few quarters and do my washing. And that was how I developed a thing for cowboys. I was in Taos New Mexico watching … Continue reading Cowboys
It can be a little uncomfortable when you and your girlfriend date the same guy. Not at the same time, of course, but first one then the other. It shouldn’t be awkward, especially if you talk about it, but it just is. I am not … Continue reading A threesome
So I went on a date last night and it was – lovely. Good looking guy, fantastic shirt, whisky lover, good politics, lots and lots and lots and lots of money, a really nice guy. Except. He just added me to LinkedIn. I have to … Continue reading Serious
‘Hey. I always see you here, picking up your coffee. I’m just gonna go for it, what about a coffee together?’ I was taken off guard a little and said yes without thinking. Which is what I do. I do not think. I am impulsive. … Continue reading No, but thanks