How I Met Your Father: the one with the open letter to my future daughter

August 2019: Sweet Child of Mine… … And no, that is NOT an invitation for you to follow your spirit sister‘s dreams of becoming a skilled performer who dances for rich,handsome men on poles to this song: As we approached National Women’s Day in 2019, I started thinking about just how much I love you […]

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How I Met Your Father: Cape Town’s Bridget Jones strikes f***ing again!

cape town bridget jones

Kids,  as you know, I was the living Capetonian embodiment of literary heroine Bridget Jones … over the course of my 20s and 30s, I’d managed to lose my bikini top in public, exposed my considerable buttocks to shocked New Yorkers and got a label stuck in my hair whilst spending a night in the […]

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How I Met Your Father: The one with the ticking biological clock PT 2

Kids, in January 2018, random babies were literally throwing themselves at me… At McDonald’s while I was chowing down a Happy Meal (quit judging me, HMs are like 20 bucks cheaper AND I was collecting toys for my younger cousin Israh… that’s my story and I am sticking to it!) At Spar, when I was […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one with the Zombie Walk Cape Town 2017

Kids, as you know Halloween is my absolute favourite holiday of the year… not least of all because it is when the undead rise in the Mother City for the annual Zombie Walk Cape Town event! My zombie personality had been everything from a cheerleader to a nurse to a bride so what to go […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one with the cute guy on the bus

“You seem like a sweet and amazing person and I just had to speak to you…”, he said, his light blue eyes twinkling in the afternoon sunlight. I blushed prettily and thanked this kind and soft-spoken cute guy on the bus for his compliment: “You’re too kind, sir.Thank you for being brave enough to talk […]

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How I Met Your Father in Print Media with Molo Magazine

Kids,every so often online news agencies and magazines picked up on my never-ending hilarious tales to you. In February 2017, your aunt Nadia convinced me to share some of my horror dating stories with her. Here’s my Molo magazine feature: Molo-February-2017_final  

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How I Met Your Father: Cape Town’s Bridget Jones in New York

“Oh my Gawd! I thought the restroom was empty …Sorry!” Kids, this is what a gorgeous, blonde American yelled at me as I stood, pants around my ankles in the middle of trying to close the damn unisex loo door at Applebee’s in New York … I had, quite stupidly in my haste to relieve […]

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How I Met Your Father: CT Girl in New York

As I toiled through a seriously f***ked up year with my dying grandfather, losing friends and general adulting f***ery, the Big Apple was appearing in my dreams on a regular basis – showing me visions of hosting my baby shower in a hipster-styled warehouse in downtown Manhattan, with the Backstreet Boys performing as special guests

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