I had had a crappy day at work and was from doing my shopping when I see this man on the street from the corner of my eye. His leg was broken at a really weird angle - I wonder what had happened to him. He obviously couldn't walk. He was begging for money on … Continue reading Now we have to explain why we give money to beggars??
I was reading Start With Why - Simon Sinek, and it got me thinking about my WHY. Why I do what I do; my job, investments... It all came down to one thing, financial freedom. My family used to be well-off, then life happened and we became poor - actually very poor. It was ugly, … Continue reading What is Financial Freedom?
There are two types of (female) feminists. There is the type that will fight for the rights of women at whatever cost. They will do whatever it takes to show and prove that women can do everything that men do. Their measures will be embarrassing to themselves and their families; they will lose their dignity … Continue reading Feminist; mostly at heart, anyway.
"You look older today," he said to me in his usual stupid funny way. "Your face looks like that of a constipated kitten." "I have never seen one," I replied in my 'usual' nonchalant tone. "How does that one look like? Do the whiskers stand up in protest, or something??" "I don't know, never seen … Continue reading ‘Crampy’ crimson wave
It is a cold night, not too cold, just my kind of cold. I had a delicious meal for dinner. I have new stocks of my favourite series and movies. The phone is charged, I have great internet access and my wallet is not complaining. My life should be complete…that is all it usually takes … Continue reading Taking Back My Shit
There is a fear (I wouldn't call it respect) that I have for elderly people. They are the only people I can practically take any form of crap from -- they can make whatever remarks they want about me (and don't they always do!), and I will do whatever they ask me to, however manipulative! … Continue reading The Certainty of Youth
I had always wanted to move to a new place where no one knew me - where I knew no one. I wanted to have a fresh start, to be someone else, to be the person I had always wanted to be, that is, anyone else besides who I currently was. Don't get me wrong, … Continue reading Strange Lands, New Beginnings
There's this thing about some of us girls. Often times when we get bad reviews or when our 'brilliant' idea is attacked, the reaction is usually to quit, put in less effort or look for a Plan B. Dudes get attacked too, they get bad reviews but, God knows, guys can keep up with a … Continue reading Of Girls And Dreams
Most of us were ushered into our teens by the big bully 'adolescence'. There were boobs, acne, the hoarse voices, name it. The only thing anyone ever took the time to prepare us (the girls) for was the periods. There were those Always ads, I don't see so many of them these days. There was … Continue reading 3 things I wish I knew in my teens