I finally, after all these years, feel very clear about who I am. Yesterday I went to an organic market. It was interesting. Home grown aubergines, freshly plucked carrots, gluten free cookies, no wheat no sugar no fun no taste black bread and frozen green … Continue reading Lasagna?
I have to admit that Autumn drives me mad. I love every moment, every colour and every smell. I notice the sky and photograph the different blues – dark blue yesterday, ice blue today. I watch the birds flying in formation and think ‘how do … Continue reading I can’t help myself
‘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
This morning on Facebook I read a beautiful, heartfelt post, written by a friend who was really missing her mom. Her mom died a long time ago but the loss was still deeply profound. The post made me think of the kinda weird day I … Continue reading Life