4 smoothies that will make you gorgeous

1. You’re already pretty damn hot. Smart too, since you’re here reading my blog and all. 😉 2. I detest smoothies.🤢 To clarify, I hate the watery stuff juice bars make. Hence, I got myself a blender/ juicer and proceeded to make the thickest, most delicious smoothies I could. Of course I needed inspiration and…… Continue reading 4 smoothies that will make you gorgeous

Lessons I learned from a trial separation

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

Lies to tell yourself about yourself

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

Why I hate being a coloured woman

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 can’t stop procrastinating 

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