Belonging to a sisterhood

When the word sisterhood gets thrown around one immediately thinks of crazy chicks dancing around a fire, throwing sparkly stuff from rusted buckets while humming songs no one has ever heard of. Magic. Rituals. Enchanted stuff. Well, let me tell you something, it is...

Do one thing every day that scares you

Do one thing every day that scares you. I have been stuck on this line for months now. I am not saying I am not afraid of anything... in fact... My list is fairly long when I sit down and think about all the stuff I am petrified of. But to actually do one thing that...

Young, free and careless

  Back in the nineties, we were (un)fortunate enough to not be able to record and have photo evidence of all the slightly stupider things we did. Those moments captured on film camera were never developed. Well, mainly because I never had enough money to have it...

Where have all the flowers gone?

Do you remember, as kids, how we used to support our relatives unconditionally? You know, my dad is stronger than yours? My mom is prettier. My sister draws better than your brother? My granny cooks better meals… Does that ring a bell? I remember having this...

Why I didn’t broadcast our pregnancy

“I didn’t even know you were pregnant.” This is what I’ve heard from many people who bumped into me and my big-bellied figure carrying our jellybean. “Well, hmm, maybe because I didn’t tell you?”

The tale about a cow, a chicken and a little piggy

Last night hubby brought these badges for me from his trip to Spar. They were for sale in aid of a charity against women and child abuse. When I asked why he bought two, he answered: "You give me enough trouble for two women." I thought about a story my sister told me...

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