Month: January 2018

Last day that I’m 34!

So tomorrow is my birthday and I’m turning 35. It seems like the other day that I turned 25 and I’m amazed at how quickly time goes. 10 years ago I was a newly wed, hubby and I had bought a home the previous…

Book review: The people at number 9 by Felicity Everett

Sara and Neil are a conservative and sensible couple that play by the rules.  They have 2 young sons, an organised home and steady jobs. Life is pleasant if not a little predictable. Gav and Lou are new to the neighbourhood and have just moved in next door…

Happy Friday

Hello Friday, thank goodness you decided to show up! I am counting down the hours until 4:00pm because I’m exhausted, in desperate need of wine and craving some serious couch and Masterchef binge time. This week was long but there were good things along the way! …

Book review: How hard can it be? By Allison Pearson

Can I just say that I absolutely LOVED Allison Pearson’s besteller “I don’t know how she does it”. I thought it was written with such feeling and when it was made into a movie I didn’t begrudge the usual inaccuracies that accompany the book-to-movie…

What a week!

This past week (and 2 days) have been an extremely difficult time to put it mildly. The Saturday before last my Mom was rushed by ambulance to hospital where she stayed in Critical Care until a few hours ago.  She was being treated for Septicaemia and we found out afterwards that…

Happy Friday

I know I probably say this every Friday but TGIF!  First full week back for 2018 and it was a very busy week.  The weather has been hot and today is thankfully a little cooler here in Cape Town.  I battled to fall asleep last…

Letters to the universe

Dear hubby, thank you for all you do for me. Even when I’m being a grumpy pants. I love you to the moon and back. Thank you for a fun date night on Monday – it was such a great way to start the…