Oceans Apart

I recently did a creative writing workshop; one of our tasks was to look at a picture assigned to us, & then freewrite (just respond & write what came to mind without overthinking) for 15 minutes. In the spirit of  the exercise, & all things New Year, which for me involves NO perfectionism – I…

Getting to know You

Blogtember prompt: Pass on some useful advice or information you learned and always remembered. Be Yourself. There are a lot of variations on this theme. Great quotes, some fun lyrics, and a lot of average & cheesy platitudes. Be yourself, everyone else is taken. To thine own self be true. The original is always more valuable than a copy. I…

Cape Town in our Dust

 In March we packed up almost everything we own & hid it in 2 garages. Our first home together is in boxes. The remainder of our clothes & prized kitchen items* have taken up residence in our car. (*I couldn’t risk going the next 2 months without facilities to make real coffee.) Not just a holiday,…