Top Nine of 2018

Newsfeeds are flooded with everyone’s Top Nine most liked Instagram photos. And I have to agree, it’s a cool way of looking back on the year and the biggest moments of 2018. But not all my big moments are on Instagram. And what’s important to me didn’t necessarily rack up all the likes on social […]

The Full Stop Is Dying and You Probably Didn’t Even Notice

You might be affronted by that heading, but if you go look at your recent chats, you’ll quickly see that the full stop, a once undisputed part of communication, is becoming redundant. Primarily used to indicate the end of a sentence, it is now either being replaced by new things like line breaks, single speech […]

Review of Resolutions

So this year I decided to have quarterly reviews of my 2015 resolutions. Sad to say, they didn’t always make it up to the blog, but I did constantly remind myself of the challenges I set out to achieve, and even though I never wrote them down, it did seem to help, so I’m happy […]

Happiness in a hurry

That is what stared at me from a food advert yesterday: ‘Happiness in a hurry’. We pass hundreds of advertisements a day, they are literally everywhere, in shop windows crowding the street, on the newspaper that lies next to the sidewalk, the back window of a car, on your smartphone, at your office building, on the side […]

The mountain is calling

I always say I want to go hiking. I always say, we need to go there. I always end up saying it, again and again, but the mountains remain unconquered and the trails remain undiscovered. Until this year. I decided that I will go hiking. I decided we should go there. And I’m doing it.

Never

This is something I learnt/realised this year, and unfortunately it only comes with age and life experiences. As a teenager/young adult I would observe my mother’s behaviour and vow never to react the same way, or get upset about the same (seemingly unimportant) things. Now that I’m older, I realise I do things differently and […]