Hubby and I share a rocky relationship. We fight and make up with alarming regularity. Part of the problem might be my “vinnige bek”. He is of the old school variety and would perhaps have fared marginally better with a hausfrau. Instead, he hit on me in a club 13 years ago this April, and…… Continue reading Lessons I learned from a trial separation
My cat is awesome. Your cat might suck. But mine is freaking awesome. I’m a bonafide animal person. I’m the person who will go to a party, spot the furbaby and spend the rest of the night cuddling it. I’m also the person that will fuck your life up if you hurt a furbaby. Seriously.…… Continue reading 10 reasons cats are awesome!
I’m 21. “Forever 21!” Until recently that was my stock answer for every person who asked my age. I’m not, but somehow the doctor checking my moles at my annual checkup, believed me and wrote that down on my forms. 🤔 Also the policeman ( …long story!) Actually I’m 43. Or 44. I don’t count…… Continue reading Lies to tell yourself about yourself
I don’t. That’s all. But now that you’re here, let’s spend a few focusing on you, and why you may have come to read this post. You’re a whitey wondering why all coloured people are so ……( insert highly racist descriptor here) You’re a whitey wandering around in the fraught minefield that is coloured mentality.…… Continue reading Why I hate being a coloured woman
I have all of the interwebs things. I have a very smart phone, that can rap. Ask Siri to beatbox sometime. It’s gold! I have a laptop that only works because I have all of the hardware and software known to mankind installed. Other than that, it’s a fancy thing I bang on to release…… Continue reading Why social media will ruin your life
Such an ugly affliction! It’s multi-syllabic and very little is known about it. Doctors don’t diagnose it, there’s no known medication or cure for it, and millions of people suffer from it. At first you don’t even know you have it. Symptoms include losing time, over-confidence and panic attacks. Hello, my name is Karin and…… Continue reading I can’t stop procrastinating
Your boss hates you. But he needs you. But he hates you. If it’s not your boss, then it’s someone else in senior leadership. In my case it was the VP, the second in command. TBH, the day I was called for a second interview I felt something was a bit “off” with him. He…… Continue reading 5 lessons I learned in a hostile work environment