How I Met Your Father: the one with the oversharer pt2

Kids, you’re all familiar with my uncanny ability to attract people who share their entire life stories with, seeking advice, right? Well, in 2021, in the middle of a pandemic, it happened to me again and this time it was a MILLION times worse. There I was, travelling back from your Aunt Anthea’s when my […]

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How I Met Your Father: the magic of not giving a f***

Kids, in August 2021, as I celebrated the one year anniversary of my ankle injury and how it inspired me to change my life, I was finding myself yet again overwhelmed by just life in general. I realised it’s because I gave too many fucks about what people think and I was trying to hard […]

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How I Met Your Father: The One Where I Remembered to Live a Little

Kids, I know it’s been a while since we’ve chatted. I’m sorry. The truth is your momma has been grieving and trying to remember how to live a little. Which, in July 2021, is still confusing as fuck. The great news is I got vaccinated: The other great news is that my freelance writing business […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one where we say goodbye to your Aunt Yolisa

Kids, in the winter of 2021, the truly awful, unexpected and unfair happened: we lost your vibrant, beautiful, feisty, larger-than-life Aunt Yolisa. She was only 41, far too young to be shuffling off of this mortal coil. While you have certainly heard the incredible story of How I Met Your Aunt Yoli over and over […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one with the art of being happy

Kids, in the Autumn of 2021, I discovered that I was relatively happy. This was a novel concept to me because you know about my battles with the black dog. Yet, somehow I was really content and in a good place. I put this down to a couple of changes I’d made in my life: […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one where I got taken out by an escalator

“Wait … you REALLY got your dress stuck in an escalator and nearly flashed the security guard at the bottom of it? Oh, this is hilarious … stop it, you’re making my tummy ache!” That, Kids, was my Uber driver’s reaction to me laying my soul bare about the latest mortifying thing to happen to […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one where I felt love all around me

Kids, far from being sad about being single in the month of Love, I actually felt super adored and happy with my life. See, instead of fixating on everything that was missing from my life, I chose to celebrate the incredible things and people I do have. With the recent ending of my short stint […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one where I blocked antivirus believers

Kids, in general, online dating was a fuck show but in 2021, when faced with a Bumble chatter who steadfastly refused to believe that the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic was real, who thought that South Africa’s adjusted Level 3 lockdown was stupid and who didn’t a fuck about my safety but was desperate for a hook-up, […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one where we said f*** off, 2020!

Kids, the Year of WTF, 2020, was finally, FINALLY coming to a f***ing end and Gods, was I glad to see it go! 2020 had started out with your Nan being hospitalized and having a second stent implanted; me being diagnosed with having high blood pressure and taking chronic medication; me stuck in the toxic […]

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