Posted in October 2013

Days of Scathing Sun and Roaring Rain

Yesterday I worked a function on a Golf Course. For those of you that are not bartenders or managers, or who haven’t worked in the service industries, golf days suck. Mainly because I am a young female and all the older men want to flirt and have their jokes laughed at. One guy came up … Continue reading

Meek Crimes

I have a sweet, watery-eyed grandmother. She doesn’t say much. Definitely doesn’t complain. And she hates to feel like she’s bothering anyone or getting in their way. She has just been moved to a new Old Age Home. She needed frail care because, you know, age happens. Anyway it hasn’t been too long now, maybe … Continue reading


There is so much to be said about this video. Firstly, how incredible is Russell Brand? Really, though. A lot of people only know him as a comedian, not this fiery intellectual. There are a lot of mixed opinions about this video and I’m not here to say it’s right or wrong. I’m here to … Continue reading

“Quality Education”

I am a student at UNISA (university of South Africa); and actually sometimes I feel it doesn’t deserve the capital letters. I study part time due to the fact that I work, and use the salary to pay for said education (it’s quite a vicious cycle actually). Quite frankly, I am astounded by the quality … Continue reading

A Child of the City

All the cars are still. The rain pours down in merciless showers, and we are all unanimously suspended. This moment is so profound. We all wait, with our own destinations and our own worries; which are all suddenly quite unimportant. The highway snakes with the segmented body of static cars on the shimmering and splashing … Continue reading

Words of Wisdom

HAD I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly … Continue reading