A heavy heart hurts. And having a heavy heart can physically slow you down; convincing you that your world came to a standstill while the rest of the world moves on. In the times when I’m weighed down by my heavy heart, I turn to writing because, sometimes, only paper will listen. Writing gives … More Why I Write
There are certain things that only creative people will understand, as they see the world through their own lens and are often misunderstood. But the truth is: creative people are different for a reason! Different studies have confirmed that a creative person’s brain has structural differences. These differences cause them to think and act uniquely; … More Things Only Creative People Will Understand
Ek voer laat-aand gesprekke met die sekelmaan, vertel hom van my drome se donker waters en suutjies kruip die gety van gedagtes nader. Angsbevange in hierdie oomblik van my stilte, want ek weet, my siel, nog altyd jou hemelruim wat vir jou soos sterre skyn met helder hoop. Ek verlang na laat-aand gesprekke … More Met die Sekelmaan
Soggens waai die boom daar buite die venster vir my, terwyl die wind my weer herinner van ons nuwe dae. Daar’s skelm soentjies van reëndruppels op die gras: ‘n teken dat ons verlange vriend gisteraand hier was. Vandag skryf ek weer ‘n brief van blomme en drome, sodat jy vir altyd onthou van my … More Buite My Venster
I love cycling. I love how it gives me a sense of freedom; the wind blowing through my hair (or in my case, my helmet). It’s my drug of choice and therapy. I love the idea of challenging myself and then conquering that obstacle, but like any person, I sometimes doubt myself. Recently, I … More Just Keep Moving
They say that love at first sight is an instant, gut emotion that tells you this person is different; this person is the one. Beautiful idea, isn’t it? But that’s exactly what it was for me: just an idea. I’m happily married to one of the best human beings ever and I won’t change … More Love at First Sight
Dealing with rude people is tricky and utterly exhausting. They suffer from a disease – as I like to call it – known as “assholity” and they struggle to see the damage their actions can cause. Rude people have convinced themselves that they’re allowed to say and do whatever they please, no matter what the … More “Rude-ism”: Is It The New Trend?
In the warm swirling thoughts of my morning coffee, I wish to see your beautiful smile staring back at me. You will always be more than you will understand, as I soak in the idea of us walking hand in hand. Come with me – to where a dream like you is a reality … More Stay Here With Me
I’ve been around dogs ever since I can remember and have always loved having these furry creatures as a part of my family. Before my husband and I got married and started looking for a place to live, I had one request that was non-negotiable: it had to be dog-friendly. But luckily for me, he … More 5 Things My Dogs Taught Me About Life
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