2021 Reflections: It was a rough one

Every year this time of the year, it feels important to do proper reflections and take stock of the year that has passed. Through this, identifying things that need to change in life to make the quality of life better. In order to evaluate life at any given time, I use the wheel of of…

Blogmas 2021: Day 7 – The Resolution on New Year’s Resolutions

So, when I started this Blogmas, I had no intention of setting a New Year’s resolution. It has always felt like an idiotic display of ignorance with everyone knowing that they will fall out of new routines and back into old habits before long. I have seen how the gyms are fully packed on the…

Blogmas 2021: Day 6 – Christmas movies to look out for (new)

I’ve always believed that the classic Christmas movies are what define the festive season and the holiday spirit in terms of light entertainment. However, in the last couple of weeks, I have started indulging in the newer Christmas movies flooding Netflix and in some cases, YouTube (The latter may not always be permissible, but you…

Blogmas 2021: Day 5 – Christmas photo challenge

As I mentioned the other day, we are doing Christmas a little bit differently this year than other years (we are going camping at Cape Agulhas from the 20th of December to the 3rd of January). Since finding out, I have been trying to come up with ways to make sure that the Christmas spirit…

Blogmas 2021: Day 4 – Favourite Christmas songs (the classics)

Scrolling through Instagram the last few days, I realized just how few of the young kids know the olden Christmas songs (Gosh, I sound ancient when I say it like that). In any case, I thought it would be a great idea to revisit eleven of the classic Christmas songs that define the festive culture….

Blogmas 2021 – Day 3: Letter to Santa

Dear Santa, I know I am a little bit too old to be writing letters to Santa, but it felt like it was necessary this year. To ask for a little Christmas miracle from Santa. It feels sort of silly, being in this place. This place where I am hoping for a bit of magic….

Blogmas 2021 – Day 2: Holiday Christmas movies

What makes the festive season? Sure, we all love the lights, the decorations, and the music all around. But, to me it’s the movie we watch every festive season, all snug as little bugs. So, here are 9 old Christmas movies my family cannot go without, which are sure to set your spirit alight before…

Blogmas 2021

Hello everyone! These last couple of years have been absolutely non-sensical. So, I decided that putting out a post every Monday and Thursday, as well as a poem every Friday, just was not enough to bust my restless writing brain. So, let’s make our favorite time of the year even busier, shall we? This year…