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On Obsessions

A few of my favourite things: If it’s blue and white, I’m all over it. I’m not really sure how it started, but I have a growing collection of Delft, blue willow and assorted other blue and white vintage crockery/vases … Continue reading

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Bigger, Better – It’s Good, Right?

This might be news to some (ie: those that don’t follow me on Twitter.*) that we’ve got our hearts set on a certain house. No, not this birdhouse, but another house. We’ve been living in the same house (the house … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know Where To Start, So I Guess I’ll Just Get Going

The last month has been ridiculous. Longer, even. I’d say the last six weeks have just been one long blur. Between getting sick, having a sick Kid, having a (still) sick Boyfriend and working 0n a handful of different things … Continue reading

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It’s Like A Blog Post, It Has Pictures And Everything

I am entirely grateful and utterly ecstatic that it’s Friday. Although I don’t anticipate much peace and quiet this weekend. It’s The Boyfriend’s 30th birthday tomorrow – and we’re having a small family thing at his parent’s house. Then we’re … Continue reading

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Trust: How Do You Un-Fuck With It?

Apparently I trust* people too easily. This is what my Boyfriend thinks. He thinks it’s bad judge of character on my part. To trust, as he says, so easily. I don’t see it that way. I see it as a … Continue reading

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I’ll Take It Where I Can Get It, Thanks

So last night. On the way home. At the Chinese restaurant at the shopping centre near my house, I opened a R3.80* fortune cookie and it told me: “your heart’s yearnings will come true.” Reassurance. A small sliver of hope. … Continue reading

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This Is Not A Love Story, It’s A Story About Love

There’s him: Controlling, questioning, obsessive, thoughtless. Single-minded, fiery-tempered, opens-his-mouth-before-he-thinks. There’s him with his constant questions, and his constant reproachfulness. About proper behaviour and the difference between right and wrong. There’s him with his absolutes: black and white, no grey. There’s … Continue reading

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Pride, Fear And Regret

Some lessons I’ve learned from being in a relationship. 1. Pride. Is what’s hurt when you feel unappreciated. Pride is what bothers you when you realised you just caused yet another argument for no good reason, without even fucking thinking … Continue reading

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Because I Find It Impossible To STFU

So there was this post. And I attempted to comment on it. Even though I usually refrain from commenting on any site that makes me sign up before I do so. I signed up, activated my account by clicking on … Continue reading

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Someone Up There Has A Sick Sense of Humour….

….putting the two of us together.* We couldn’t be more dissimilar if we tried: I’m laidback, easy-going, a wee bit lazy, scatter-brained and self-centred. He’s none of these things. He looks after me: makes sure I have petrol in my … Continue reading

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