Bad neighbours

Bad neighbours are like acne – unattractive, in your face, and leaving you scarred for life. Here’s what not to do in your hood…

THINGS THAT HAPPEN AFTER LOSING 15KGS

Things happen before losing 15 kilos: wedding rings don’t fit, thighs chafe, faces expand to Val Kilmer levels – so I volunteered to be part of a group transformation programme Read the full article…

50 Things Anal Retentive Parents Need To Know

  I didn’t know how much being a parent would affect my life in weird unforeseen ways nine years ago. I had the fear, but no clue. Here’s what I know Read the full article…

10 No, 40 Things I Hate About You

Everything and everyone irritates me. I don’t know when I became a curmudgeonly misanthrope but I’m quite sure I slapped the doctor when I was born because he irritated the Read the full article…

A Giant Stripy Cup of Hope

Ever wondered what fuels hope? Why does it even exist? Do animals have it? Or plants? Or is it solely a human characteristic? And what is hope? Here’s one wikipedia definition: Read the full article…

why it’s good for a girl to have brothers

Girl, allow me to enlighten you if you have not yet cottoned on to the symbiosis of having a bro’. You may not think it now but believe me, it behoofs Read the full article…

part three: 169 ways to know if you’re coloured

If you’re coloured and you know it, clap your hands. You say jirre, yittie, yessus or jinne. You had/have a Gomma Gomma lounge suite. You LOVE the ladies, with your Read the full article…

part two: 169 ways to know if you’re coloured

You have at least five different nationalities making up your exotic looks. Being born with blonde hair, light eyes and fair skin gave you instant celebrity status in your street. Read the full article…

part one: 169 ways to know if you’re coloured

I’ve been told I’m “not coloured enough”. Nigerian please. I mean, check out my colours via Adobe Kuler. Disclaimer: This article is best read by those who understand Cape Coloured Read the full article…