Personals

Homecoming…

Four years ago on this day, I arrived back home to South Africa. One suitcase and 3 boxes later. I cried at Heathrow saying goodbye to friends and to the city which had become my home and love. Strange as this was the same picture roll back my life to December 2000, Durban International Airport. I left as an SA…

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Girls Night Out…

Last night I won tickets to the Lux Girls Night out at the movies. I invited my friend Megan to join me. With my crazy work times and since Megan got married last year, we haven’t spent much time together. We have a lot in common and can chat for ages. So it made perfect sense. We arrived early and…

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5 things you didn't know about me…

5 things you didn’t know about me: I lived in the lil town of Ixopo for a year and taught at a boarding school where Alan Paton was once the Headteacher of. Crazy me took up Archery for 6months when I was in London. I wasn’t very good at it but loved the history, and the thought of being a…

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When life gives you lemons…

This morning while getting my daily Twitter fix, I came across this blog: http://adventuresofvictoriafolksy.blogspot.com/2014/03/when-life-gives-you-lemons.html?m=1. Victoria  shared her story of what happened to her when life gave her lemons. It was such an incredible post that it got me thinking to pen down what I did when I got lemons. My general line to complete the title of this post has been…

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Opportunities…

Most of you would recall I recently wrote my first blog post for Women24. Last week I decided to work on a different piece which went live on their site today. I was unaware the post was even up and only did so when I got 3 beautiful emails from 3 strangers who had read the post. The one that…

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Goddess within…

I have recently started paging through Carpe Diem or BUST by Cherie Roe Dirkson. I must admit I haven’t read it cover to cover but have stumbled across random parts that catch my attention. One such post is about Skin The Goddess. Skin is the lead female of the British band Skunk Anansie. Cherie describes Skin as one of the…

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Events

Rain Africa Durban Event

On Saturday I attended a gorgeous event hosted by Rain Africa at Makaranga Lodge. Makaranga is breathtaking and is defo a must visit. Gorgeous grounds and even a Japanese Garden which Megan and I walked through before the event. Our hosts for the day were owners of the Gateway store Yusuf and Ryan and all the way from Cape Town,…

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Painted Nails …

Several months ago I watched a movie that was called Red Lipstick. No it wasn’t an adult movie. In fact it was a rather touching story. The story-line followed a lady’s brave journey and her fight against cancer. This lady was so positive and made sure she wore her red lipstick everyday, it was her trademark. So this got me…

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The Art of Blogging disected ….

A few days ago I received an email from Social Media Blooms. The newsletter contained handy tips on how to improve your blog and increase your readership. All of the tips are pretty simple and easy to do and yes I will be doing them. I decided to share them with my reader/fellow bloggers … 1. Use a fabulous title.…

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Superwoman…

Since my dad passed on two years ago I seem to have gained some SuperHero powers. It’s definately true what they say that we really don’t know where we summon the strength and courage when its the only choice we have. I vividly recall dad’s funeral like it was yesterday and how I had to pull myself together and look…

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