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…

Uncharted waters: The list explained (Part 4)

I will tell you this much, this journey has definitely been an eye-opening one for me thus far. In working towards completing the things on the 30 Before Thirty list, I have really been able to get out of the house and expand my creative mind. I have thought of so many new things that…

Big City Escape – A visit to Kloofendal Nature Reserve

This past weekend a friend and I went exploring Kloofendal Nature Reserve after a hard week of work in the big City (Yes, Joburg seems like a big city if you grew up in a series of small towns). Luckily for me, Kloofendal Nature Reserve is one of my 30 Before Thirty list items, so…

A walk in the Park

Guys, I did it! The first obstacle has been conquered! I actually got out of the house and onto the road without procrastinating… too much… It’s true what they say, the biggest step is just to get out of the house. So, after procrastinating actually getting up, taking a shower, cleaning a bit, and doing…

30 Before Thirty: The List explained (Part 2)

Looking over this list now, it seems a bit impossible to do everything in six months. I will tell you this, it may seem ambitious of me to want to squeeze it all in. However, merely making this list and working on it, has ignited a new flame within me. It has already stirred so…

30 Before Thirty: The List explained (Part 1)

The other day I shared a list of 30 things I would like to do before I turn Thirty. So I thought, let me elaborate a bit on each of them. Today I am looking at items 1 to 3 on the list. The first 3 on the list involve a lot of hiking and…

30 before Thirty: Taking charge of life

As I near thirty, I find myself longing for the woman I used to be more and more.
The woman who is carefree in nature, the woman who wakes up every morning excited for the day…

Almost Vegan – A start of a new lifestyle

I have tried this vegan lifestyle thing before, and after three full months of doing it, I crashed and burned over a plate of scrambled eggs. Granted, the scrambled eggs were a dish presented by my mother. I’d like to think that it is her specialty dish. Though, her lamb chops… Even my dad, who…

Aurora – Part 1

Walker looks up and sees her standing under the arch of the closet door. Lost and mesmerised, the young girl glances over the piece of paper in her hand. There are thoughts of confusion and sadness pressed deeply onto her face. The girl with the ash blonde hair and ocean blue eyes shoots a startled…