Something you may or may not know about me: I am returning to SA in the foreseeable future. By “foreseeable” I mean within the next year or so. Hmmm….just realised something. I won’t be Desert Missus no more. Quelle tuile! We’ve bought a house in a very nice neighbourhood, gotten G’s provisional acceptance at a…… Continue reading 3 Reasons I won’t be returning to South Africa
Now that I’ve promised to do this once a month, I’m actually going to have to do it. You guys are great at keeping me accountable. So thanks…😒 This month I’m doing the most versatile item in my wardrobe: my black blazer. I wear the bleep out of it and have to replace it at…… Continue reading Get more out of your wardrobe: the black blazer
April. A month that evokes freshness, newness, cleanliness, spring coming and all those good things. In reality, it’s been nothing but more of the same, amped up. So here we go. What did we learn? Politics Trump says presidenting is not as fun as he thought. Dirty deals with the Russians, more White House leaks…… Continue reading Things we learned in April
I’ve lost my marbles. No, seriously, a recent relocation lost all my professional docs. Of course getting them reissued would be anything but simple. From affadavits, to verification letters to certified copies – I knew it was going to be a bureaucratic nightmare. Having no choice I called the embassy in Abu Dhabi, confirmed their…… Continue reading Spend a day with me in Abu Dhabi
Ugh, this is going to be awkward AF. Ever since I wrote about the realities of life, beauty, body and mind after 40, a couple of you have written to say I’ve neglected one VERY IMPORTANT PART. Sex after 40. Turns out you’re a bunch of naughty women, you are. I like it! I can…… Continue reading Let’s talk about sex – after 40
We’re a couple of decent people. No, really. Depending on who you listen to, we could either be angels from heaven or demon spawn of Satan. Depends on who you ask… But as parents I’d say we are fairly awesome. We provide what we need to provide for our child, including love, security and a…… Continue reading Adoption Options in the UAE
So here I am. 40 -odd with some idea that there should be more to life, wanting desperately to find my purpose and failing miserably. Most days I feel like this: Going where the wind blows: from one situation to another. One issue to another. Lurching through life like a plastic bag in the wind.…… Continue reading How do you set intentions?