A shiny 2019

I’m not a fan of new year’s resolutions because I truly believe that change doesn’t have to happen on a yearly basis. Every day is an opportunity to change and try again. But for the last few years, choosing a word for the year has been a great learning school.   In 2017, I chose the word … More A shiny 2019

Some of the Best Independent Bookstores in Gauteng

There is nothing wrong with large chain stores; it’s good to know where you will find the latest best-seller. But sometimes, as a book lover, you have a need to explore. You want to find that book that you didn’t know you were looking for. Whether you’re looking for something old, something new, something borrowed … More Some of the Best Independent Bookstores in Gauteng

The Breaking Ballet Series: Breaking Stereotypes

What do you think of ballet? Classical music, tights, pink tutus, and old-fashioned stories about swans? But any great art form is ever-changing and absorbs cultural changes around it; ballet is no exception.   Art is an opportunity to comment and inform people on trending topics. And the Joburg Ballet Company is doing just this. … More The Breaking Ballet Series: Breaking Stereotypes

Inside An Anxious Mind

I wanted to write about it sooner, but I couldn’t. Admitting that I suffer from anxiety is not something I like doing. I’ve always been considered as a strong, independent woman. And by saying I suffer from anxiety out loud, makes me question this strength and independence.   Despite these feelings, I know it’s okay … More Inside An Anxious Mind

Tikmasjien-hart

Jy is meer as ‘n herinnering in my tikmasjien-hart. Jy is oomblikke om te onthou; ‘n gedagte wat brand. Dit is hoekom ek graag jóu wil teken met my woorde en helder inkleur met rym en metafore. En om jou vas te vang op papier is hoe ek jou vashou, sodat elke saam-lag styf en … More Tikmasjien-hart

When A Hero

When a hero falls from grace, all the fairy tales are exposed. Tears become your make-up and silence is your words. But you were an anchor in this life that is the storm.   When a hero says goodbye, the greatest pain is uncovered. You question your tomorrow and out loud the heavens cry. But … More When A Hero