Failure is Success in Progress

Failure. It’s something that most of us fear. And rightly so. It’s in our nature to want to be good at something, to get approval on what we do, and to be successful. But here’s the thing. To be good at something, you have to be bad at it a couple hundred times. To get […]

Life and Baking: Fail, Learn, Repeat

Have you ever baked something and thought it was perfect, only to serve it to people, taste it, and realise something went terribly wrong? Yeah, that happened to me, on New Year’s Eve (what a way to start 2019 right? <facepalm>)

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 […]

Being on Your Own

On February 16 I went to go watch a movie. But this wasn’t just any excursion to the theatre. This was different. This was the first time that I went to go see a movie by myself, and it was the first time that the thought of going on my own to see a film didn’t […]

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 […]

Another Birthday

I just celebrated my 23rd birthday and I must say, getting older is fantastic. A few years ago, I had a bit of a life crisis before my 21st birthday. I felt like I haven’t achieved anything, I felt close to death, I was unsure of the future, fed up with the present… it was just […]