Practical Advice for My Kids

Never stop reading. Ever. Read carton boxes and packaging if you must, but even better; always have a book with you as you never know when you might have to […]

Car Dance

We pass in traffic and I see you. We briefly bump shopping trolleys to complain about the weather and work and routine (which I hate too), and I see you. […]

Just Randomly throw stuff

I feel kind of ashamed writing this post but I also feel it might help some of you, make you feel better about your lives and about being on earth […]


Hi, It’s been long. I was hanging out in the basement of rock bottom for a while there, which apparently also has its own basement. Which has a basement, and […]


2018; If this were the Middle Ages, you would be stoned to death. And I personally, I would have used those small over-priced tiny stones that we put in our […]

2018 Be Like Diesel Constantly Running out…

The Jacksons’ guardian angel is standing on the corner between the two schools; La Lucia and Christopher Robin. He is leaning against that bin where the municipal guys are forever digging trenches, […]

Curley ‘k’ is for what the actual??

‘Curley K’ is for cancer. ‘Kicking K’ is for kak. ‘P’ is for PTSD. Clearly we are in that stage where our kids are learning to spell…. And learning about […]

Up and Down. Repeat.

Up I’m inappropriately proud of myself for getting three kids to school alive and dressed. I was determined to reach this goal and I’m on my way there! First milestone […]

HOME Affairs Yoh!

I arrive at the Marianhill licensing department at 6:20am. There is already a queue of about 50 people long (not counting old or pregnant people who, rightfully so, get to […]

Hairy knees & Mom guilt

I’m sitting in my car waiting for the school to open so that I can fetch child one and two. I stare down at my knees and notice how hairy […]

Cortisone Musings & Ramblings

I’m writing this while being on my second to last cortisone high. It is 3am, I’ve been awake since 1am and the one thing I’d love to do right now […]

Vote For Me!

I’ve gone and entered the SA Blog awards. Because life is short and you only live once right? Please click on the badge to vote. It’s the big red dot […]