Yesterday I went to my lovely and local beauty Spa for a mani / pedi. I was lying back, my feet were being scrubbed, we were chatting, having fun, choosing colours, when suddenly a gorgeous guy walked in. Gorgeous but definitely dodgy. I tensed immediately. … Continue reading Body Language
I’m doing a renovation. It’s a small one that’s turned into a big one. Having builders is not so much fun. I’ve done it before and I’d forgotten about the dust, the dusty footprints, the doorbell that doesn’t stop, more dust, asthma from the dust, … Continue reading Dust, Water, Valium and Me.
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