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All I Need Is A Bullhorn, A Tazer & A Flame-Thrower

Generally, I’m quite a laid-back person. Despite my parents nick-naming me “Tantrum” as a child, it takes a lot to make me cross. Not lately, however. Despite the baby currently being no bigger than a lentil (or something) it has … Continue reading

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On Traffic, Sign Language and Douchebag Drivers.

BP11GV GP = douchebag driver I’m generally a polite person in traffic. I don’t mind giving gaps. I try not to get too mad when taxis cut in front of me. I try not to run red robots and I … Continue reading

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On Crowd-Sourcing, Twitter And Car-Shopping

We’ve been umming and aaahing over cars lately. The time has come to trade in the Honda Jazz, apparently, as it’s currently sitting on just under 100,000km on the clock. Now, if it were up to me, I’d hang onto … Continue reading

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I Thought It Was Solved, But Now I’m Even More Confused

I came across this the other day, on Amanda Sevasti’s blog. A post listing a few short differences between Jozi and Cape Town drivers. One of the points that struck me: “Traffic circles: I keep getting hooted at when I … Continue reading

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Making Lists Makes Me Look Busy

This week has felt like the longest week in the history of ever. At least it’s not a week full of Mondays, like last week. Although this Monday did suck the big one, as two speeding fines arrived for me. … Continue reading

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It’s Not A Weekend Unless..

..someone gets arrested. Seriously. What a busy, busy weekend. On Friday night I hung out with my Kid while The Boyfriend went to gym. Made pizza, watched the Garfield Show and the Flintstones, put my feverish Kid to bed, and … Continue reading

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Shit Happens

That’s what I told my Boyfriend this morning, after he scraped my brand-new bumper. The bumper that I’d scraped reversing out of the parking lot at work, last week. The “small scratch” (my words to The Boyfriend when I arrived … Continue reading

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Ten For Tuesday

1. I woke up this morning and thought it was Thursday. Imagine my disappointment when I discovered it was only TUESDAY. Don’t you hate when that happens? I mean, it’s like all the days sorta blur into one and you … Continue reading

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I Shouldn’t, But I Do

I shouldn’t find that funny, but I do. I shouldn’t find myself home alone on a Saturday morning and actually enjoying the peace and quiet. But I am. My Kid is off with The Outlaws, and The Boyfriend is having … Continue reading

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