Posted in June 2013

Putting Away the Tracksuit Pants

Putting Away the Tracksuit Pants

For the most part of this year I’ve been wearing the same boring maternity clothes. All of them have stretchy waistbands, most are tent-like and none of them are items I want ever crossing my path again. I also lived in tracksuit pants for the first few months of Ben’s life because they were the … Continue reading

Starting your Own Veggie Garden: Top Tips

Starting your Own Veggie Garden: Top Tips

You may remember my recent post about starting my own veggie garden. Well, with the help of my friend Chippi (or Philippa as she’s officially known) we’ve been digging and composting and watering and weeding for the past two months. And I’m proud to say that we ate our first home-grown salad a few nights … Continue reading

Do You Remember….?

Do You Remember….?

Trevor Romain’s book Random Kak I Remember about Growing up in South Africa made me smile, made me laugh and made me a little heartsore for the youth that so quickly passed me by. Zapiro’s quote on the front cover pretty much sums it up: “Vividly evocative of the sights and sounds of the old … Continue reading

Baring All (in the name of Beauty)

Baring All (in the name of Beauty)

This is my face. Without a stitch of make up on. When did you last leave the house make-up-less, let alone be photographed in all your glory?! Please give me a pat on the back for being brave. Thanks. But it’s not all altruistic, because I’m doing it in the name of improvement and testing … Continue reading