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Week 2 in review

Oh look, here is me starting a new "must do"! This time, I vow to write a "week in review" every weekend, to summarise what I have done, what I have read, what I have watched and what I have learnt. Don't expect any profound, mindful observations here. This is just a chilled look at the week past. What I have watched

Getting your driver’s licence renewed is like entering a madhouse

Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on Unsplash So I am going to be that person that complains (bitterly) about our stupid red-tape-obsessed system that our government insists on keeping in place. I will try to keep it short. I (of course) woke up...

So, how will I remember the 2010s?

We all seem to be in a very reflective mood, now that we have kissed a decade goodbye, and I have certainly spent my share of time thinking about the past 10 years, and what lessons I take away from them. For me, it really boils down to four...

The inspiration of a Eurail pass

Craig is moving to the UK on Thursday. He's been flying back and forth for about a year now, and he's now at a point where circumstances have forced him to make the move permanent. The actual original plan (pretty much since the day we met) was...

750 words of nonsense

Photo by Kyle Glenn on Unsplash Have you heard of the 750 word writing exercise? It was first introduced by Julia Cameron, in her book The Artist's Way. The premise is simple: every morning as you wake up, grab a notebook and fill it with 750...

Books I’ve recently read

We've had a bit of loadshedding lately (this, if you are not from South Africa, is a friendly euphemism for having no power due to our power supplier being unable to meet required capacity). There are a lot of downsides to loadshedding if you are unprepared for...

Day 285: A quick update on Chemo Session 4

I am very late in writing this, but I do think it needs to be documented. My fourth session of chemo was postponed due to the shingles, and I only received it on 27/28 March (instead of on March 7/8). By that time my shingles had disappeared,...
Eve D.
46yo mother of two. Serial entrepreneur. Huge procrastinator. Million ideas, few hours. Needs constant reminding that thinking of doing something is not the same as actually doing it. Co-existing with a super-rare lymphoma (and winning!) . Winning at life in general, actually.

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