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Life Update 18.1

It seems like we were just welcoming 2018 and now she is almost on her way out. The days seems to fly by and lets not even talk about weekends that whizz by like a Usain Bolt doing the 100 metre sprint. As I get older I start to appreciate lazy weekends, going to bed at a decent hour, enjoying…

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40 Life Lessons at 40

The day has dawned and I am now officially entering into a new decade in my life.YES I have now turned 40 and no I don’t look my age which is a good thing and neither do I feel 40. Growing up as a kid when someone turned 40 it was a huge thing it meant they were old.I recall…

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Personals, Tips

The Ultimate Saving Guide for a great financial year

As I get older my spending habits change, and I start to worry about things like investments, retirement annuities, stocks and shares, funeral policies and owning a home. This adulting business is rather stressful but my goal for 2018 is to adopt an attitude of saving and do some adult things. It has dawned on me that my mum will…

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Personals, Tips, Travel

2018 Goals,Dreams and a sprinkle of magic

And just like that 2018 has arrived and the first week of the month has ended. I head back to work this week so I thought this was the perfect time to write this post.The festive season is always a difficult time of year especially if you have lost loved ones as the “empty chair” is more noticable.The New Year…

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Personals

2017 a bittersweet year

A few years go I came across a round-up of the year post by a fellow blogger Nafisa.After reading it I thought it would be a good idea to do my own round up which you can read up here : 1. 2016 2. 2015 During the festive season I often spend time reflecting on the year that was and…

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The day the clocks stopped – Losing a loved one

The first time I came across this poem by WH Aulden in the movie Four Weddings and a Funeral, I was left in awe at the brutality of loss and the feelings and motions one experiences on losing a loved one. In 2012 on New Years morning my Dad passed away leaving my heart-broken and changing the way I see…

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Personals, Reviews, Tips

Confessions of a Sneaker Addict

Hello everyone , I am Verushka and I am a sneaker addict.My addiction is fairly recent and started in February of this year.I buy sneakers and hide them in my handbag. After a media trip that January to Dubai I realised I needed to change the shoes I wore for several reasons.My trip was 48 hours and it was so…

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Life Lately of the Spice Goddess 17.2

I feel like I have literally blinked my eyes and we are already at the half way mark of 2017. The months are flying by so much as happened and is still happening that I feel a Life Lately 17.2 update is needed.So here is what happened for the first part of 2017 ,http://spicegoddess.co.za/life-lately-edition-17-1/ April ,my birthday month was rather…

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Life Lately Edition 17.1

My Life Lately has been all over the place with so much happening. Some days I don’t know if I am Arthur or Martha. So I decided to give you guys a glimpse into my Life Lately edition17.1. My real job is that I am a Lecturer at a local College. For the last few years , I have been…

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5 years feels like yesterday ….

For the last two weeks, I have been kind of missing online including my Social Media platforms. Today I will explain why : I have been diagnosed with Tension Headaches. So I am currently on strong medication and having bed rest. The headaches come and go and I kind of feel helpless. But guess it is also my body telling…

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