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: being single and strong takes courage

Kids, in the autumn of 2017, I was having a very bad week of adulting. As in epic, end-of-the-world bad… not only did I get swindled out of  A LOT of money by Gumtree scammers (the buggers ran off with the mobile phone I was selling after sending me a very real looking bank deposit […]

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Top 10 Survival Tips for Single Gals Valentine’s Day

By The Jax Blog @thejaxblog So it’s that time of year again and you find yourself Bridget Jonesing through life, do you stay at home and hide or do you celebrate? As tempting as it is to stalk your crush’s profile for the umpteenth time…don’t do it for the love of your own sanity. You […]

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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 : 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: The one with the hot guy on the plane

“Good Morning, Sleeping Beauty! Was that as good for you as it was for me?” he asked, with a smirk. Kids, this was the line I woke up to on a plane in Istanbul in November 2010, from the gorgeous guy whose personal space I had totally invaded during the long haul flight from Johannesburg. […]

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