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 where I’ve had it with grieving

dealing with grief

Kids, I am no stranger to grief. Since my Dad died the week after my 11th birthday, I have been well accquainted with this gods-awful, sucks balls emotion. At age 32 and a half in 2018, though, I was f***ing done with it… DONE! See, just when I was regaining some semblance of a normal […]

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How I Met Your Father: 5 of the best birthday gifts I’ve ever received

Kids, on the eve of my 32nd birthday, I was feeling particularly thankful for all of my many, many blessings and it made me feel a little bit nostalgic. I started thinking about the very best birthday gifts I’d received over the last few years and here are my top 5: The gift of a […]

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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: CT Girl in Argentina

tango argentina

Kids, in September 2017,my wandering heart (and very busy working body – wait… not like THAT!) found its way to the sensual and vibrant Buenos Aires, Argentina. Resting place of Evita, home to the empanada, the Japanese Botanical Garden and… tango! As I mentioned before, this was a business trip so there wasn’t much time […]

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How I Met Your Father: The Stand You Up Guy 2

Kids, on a cold Spring Saturday evening in Cape Town in 2017, I found myself waiting in gale force winds for yet another no-show online date. Joe (31) , a lawyer from Tinder, had aggressively pursued me online the week before and, after moving to Whatsapp, asked me out on a date. Safe for work […]

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