Archive for March 2015

horse medicine

March 31, 2015

We’ve been in the corral for five minutes and I am already so far away from anything resembling my happy place, I just want to run. My shirt is stuck to my back, sweat beads and pools down my neck; I am acutely aware of the weight of every kilo of my body in this heat. […]

graduating from the school of suffering

March 23, 2015

image credit: Mara Glatzel  The truth is I have known suffering. I have sat in the darkness and despaired at how I could go on. I felt abandoned by Mum (who chose to leave this world just when I needed her most), and my ex-husband (who in the midst of my grief, chose to love someone […]

how to dismantle the patriachy

March 10, 2015

I spent International Women’s Day clearing out the kitchen cupboards. It was an intentional act of rebellion. In January, I joined Weight Watchers to try to lose the 10 kilos I accumulated through eating my feelings during Winter. A combination of stress, the utter freedom of no routine and a dash of loneliness. I was […]

ladypreneuarials sometimes ain’t a fairytale – ten things to remember

March 04, 2015

Frankly, I think every tax department in the known universe, upon noticing a tick in the ‘self-employed’ box, should hand out capes. If you are earning your pennies from your very own brain, here’s ten things to remember: Whatever you think is too hard, too complicated, too overwhelming – you can figure it out. Your […]