A Teacup in a Storm

The ‘finer’ things in life aside, there is an equally important lesson I suspect I’ve always known, but it took a very dear friend to remind me. A reminder that gratitude finds those who search for it. And it all started with a simple mug of tea. And a friend who is truly among the […]

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Me, Myself & a Christmas Bed

I have a friend. Let’s just say I have taken her under my wing in some ways. As something of a younger sister. I may not be the wisest of the lot, but life has thrown me enough curve balls along the way and for all my softness, I have emerged each and every time […]

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A Heady Mix

My Nannibunny and I had many great years waitressing together and we became quite the formidable duo, the two of us did. Working most evenings, and finding the time when we weren’t studying, everybody else’s tedious nine to five became our playtime. And how we made the most of it! We’d make the breakfast special […]

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Fish Breath

As a good ol’ Catholic family, I did what all good little Catholic school girls do and attended St Augustine’s Primary right on the doorstep of the only Cathedral in Port Elizabeth. The nuns were no longer when I attended. But believe me, there were enough old bats left who preferred the wooden ruler over […]

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