It’s just after 9PM on Saturday night. I’m in bed. I did leave my bed to shower, put on clean pjs, make myself a cup of tea and get straight back into bed.  Sometimes I wish I wanted to go out and see people and be sociable. And sometimes I do! Sometimes I really want […]

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SO many vegetarians! You can’t throw a carrot without hitting one. When I was 11 years old I chose to stop eating meat and I managed to keep that going for 12 years until I decided I’d really like a Spur burger. I then decided that I would cut out red meat (and fish – […]

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So yesterday we met with the lawyer who is helping us organise a visa for the BF and everything is a GO! We now send through all our documents and book tickets and if all goes according to plan and the visa application is approved, then we are off to the UK in late November/early […]

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Adventure time! (Soon-ish)

I feel like putting it down on proverbial paper will curse it (I’ll risk it), but it looks like I’ll be packing up my life here in South Africa and shipping over to the UK at the end of this year. Queue nervous excitement. It’s something I’ve wanted to do since I left high school […]

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I’ve made it a personal goal to try and save the world one rescue dog at a time. In the past year, I’ve had a few fosters come through my house. At first it was puppies. There’s never a shortage of puppies looking for homes and they get adopted quite easily. The first 2 litters were […]

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Ah, hello blog. It’s been an age. It’s not you, it’s me. I’m 100% useless at sticking to anything, and I apologise to my 4 followers (who probably didn’t even realise I was gone). I’m not going to promise to update this blog. I will try, but I am not making any hard promises only […]



These past few weeks have been so busy. I couldn’t tell you exactly what filled all my days, but I just know that my anxiety clocked in at 100%. In the middle of moving into a new place (more on that in another post), we flew up to Johannesburg (just about a 2 hour flight from Cape […]



Time to do some shameless self-promotion. I’ve always had my own little side businesses. Super small and not very successful, but I’ll often be online shopping, looking for deals and I’ll come across things that I’m like, “Everyone will LOVE this! I must order 10 and stick my own name on it and sell it […]

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