When discrimination has nothing to do with race or gender

As far as being discriminated against goes, I’ve had my fair share of awkward silences while someone else gets the job. I mean, I’m brown AND a female… let’s just say I’m quite familiar with fighting the good fight. Contrary… Continue Reading

Get cybersmart and win R1 million in Bitcoin or cash


How cyber safe are you? This is a question I had to ask myself a few months ago, when someone tried to hack into my website, causing it to crash and be totally unresponsive for almost 2 weeks! I mean,… Continue Reading

2018 – Do the thing


It’s the start of a new year and instead of mulling around, making resolutions that I probably won’t keep, I’ve decided to scold myself into a brighter future. You know? I mean, come on, hands up if you’ve ever been… Continue Reading

All about 2017, even though it’s 2018 already


We are nine days into the new year and I have yet to chat about how amazingly weird 2017 was. Guys, on a scale of one to Lady Gaga, how weird was 2017 for you? It was uber strange on… Continue Reading

Gifting with intention: Why DVD’s are great Christmas gifts!

DVD's are great Christmas gifts

I love giving gifts that have meaning. Intentional gift giving (and receiving) is my thing. I get it though. Sometimes a “grab and go” gift makes more sense than a “this made me think of you gift” because: LIFE. But… Continue Reading

Oh hi there, ridiculously overpriced festive season…

ridiculously overpriced festive season

Look, whether you’re allĀ “tis the season to be jolly” or not, December is only two sleeps away. And with it comes the ridiculously overpriced festive season that probably has a few of us tossing and turning at night. I mean,… Continue Reading

Ways to enjoy your summer garden

summer garden

Did you know that gardening is good for your health? Studies have shown that spending time in your garden can actually reduce stress and boost the immune system. South African summers are ideal for adding some colorful plants and flowers… Continue Reading

When a city honors it’s fathers

So apparently Sunday was International Men’s Day. Did you even know? If not, why not? No, seriously, why do we not know these things? We are living in the throes of an era where “who run the world, girls” is… Continue Reading

To the skinny girl who calls herself fat

I use to be a skinny girl who called herself fat. Know anyone like that? Or are you that person? It’s okay, we’re all friends here. No judgies. Well, I was that person. But, in all honesty, granted I had… Continue Reading

Prepping for 2018 with Priscilla Shirer

priscilla shirer

With the end of the year quickly approaching, I find myself looking back on the past year… mistakes made, lessons learnt, that sort of thing. I love this aspect of life… that we are always growing and learning. No one… Continue Reading