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: 3 dating resolutions for 2019

Kids, in January 2019, I was about 13 months away from having you and I realised that while 2018 had been a year of learning and growing dating-wise, I had no time to f*** around anymore and I had to get serious about finding your Dad. I knew he wasn’t going to just drop out […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one where I have no game PT2

Kids, as we have previously established, your mama has no game with the opposite sex. In 2018, I am sad to say, things had not changed. For all my protests about not shitting where you eat, I found myself with a workplace crush. It had all started innocently enough… Jet would borrow a pen from […]

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How I Met Your Father: The Valentine’s Day speed dating wars

Kids, on Valentine’s Day 2018, I decided to get back out into IRL dating pool and try my luck at Radisson Red Cape Town and Smart Date’s Swipe Right speed dating event. The hotel, with its brilliant red decor, lovely staff and quirky vibe was the perfect setting for this offbeat gathering of singletons. Just […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one where I realise I am too old for this dating s***

Kids, in 2018, I was starting to feel once again like Danny Glover about dating: See, I’d struck up a conversation with Mathys (31) on Tinder, which moved to Whatsapp and every single one of his texts were filled with abbreviations and sms speak… and you guys know my thoughts on this particular language: One […]

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How I Met Your Father: Don’t call me “Baby”!

Kids, in 2018, I came to the realisation that probably one of the main reasons I was still single was that I just couldn’t handle pet names and more specifically, being called “Baby”. I mean, why the f*** do people have this insatiable need to bless their significant others with cutesy nicknames that made me […]

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How I Met Your Father: Tales from fellow singleton, Ms Lilu

Hey, Faz’s kids., it’s your aunt Lee-Anne here. This, Guys and Girls , is my first forage in to the world of blogging about my life ’cause this shit is real and somebody has to hear about it…. The voices in my head can only do so much before they start turning on one another. […]

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A Guide for the Millennial woman dating in the Modern Age

Are you a catfish? Have you ever been catfished? No, I’m not referring to the delicious American Southern deep fried fish. For those not up to speed with the neologism here’s the Urban Dictionary’s definition: “A catfish is someone who pretends to be someone they’re not using Facebook or other Social Media to create false […]

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How I Met Your Father : The One where I can’t say goodbye to New York

“Say you’ll share with me one love,one lifetime /Say the word and I will follow you” Kids,as my solo trip to New York came to an end in early January 2017, I was no where near ready to say goodbye to the Big Apple. More importantly,  I wasn’t ready to take my leave of the […]

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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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