I’m not doing too well but I had to write this post. It may be a little short, but I hope I give this topic the energy it deserves because this is something I really wanted to write about because I was inspired by my father in law. My father in law sent my husband … Continue reading You’re never too old to start writing. A post inspired by my father in law and memoirs.
With everyone working from home, alot of meetings are now via video calls. Zoom, Microsoft teams etc. With so many meetings happening online we were bound to run into some hilarious situations. You know it was going to happen. Do you remember the original video gone wrong from the guy who did the BBC interview … Continue reading Video Call Meetings gone horribly wrong!
It's Monday. It really is. I triple checked the date because you know, these days, days just all run into one. I thought I'd kick off the week with some random stuff to get you going for the week. It's tough. Really tough, right now. If this post entertains just one person then my job … Continue reading Lockdown Monday! Motivation, games and fun for you and the fam and a mental health check in
Life has been crazy. Days are confusing. I had a good laugh when my Aunt wished me on what she thought was my birthday. My birthday is on the 28th of April. She wished me on the 28th day of lockdown which fell in April! I think that perfectly sums up how discombobulated alot of … Continue reading May is Lupus Awareness Month. Are you up for the challenge?
In contrast to some parts of the world, South Africa mobilised quickly and enforced lockdown speedily. I have no doubt that this helped flatten the curve. Staying home and keeping social distancing rules are so important. We all know this. In South Africa however, it’s just not that simple. We have huge problems with poverty, … Continue reading Lamenting Lockdown in South Africa. Is the world closer than ever?
Everyone is gagging for the lockdown to be lifted. Let me give you some context as some of my readers are not South African. In South Africa we were on a hard lockdown for a whole month. This included not buying cigarettes, alcohol or any non-essential items. So, when you are bored... you can’t even … Continue reading Why lifting the lockdown doesn’t mean much in my life.
I have always been part of the Muslim community through friends and eventually my husband for as long as I can remember. Hubs and I have been together for 24 years. I understand Islam and the different cultures associated with it. I literally have Muslim people from all over the world in my life. All … Continue reading Ramadan: A Different Perspective from a Friend and Activist
Okay so for a while I was bemoaning the fact that my big four-oh would be during lockdown. Yes, totally self-centered. I know but we all have those moments. So no party which meant not having to plan anything. That part I didn't mind. I could do without the stress of planning parties and the … Continue reading A Lockdown Birthday. What I learned.