Feeling Flush- How I Learnt to Manage a Monthly Budget with an Up-and-Down Income (Unedited)

This post originally appeared on 22Seven’s blog. If you suck with money, download their app, read the funny blog posts, and for the love of  the dark lord and all that is unholy,… Continue reading

There Are No Words- On Sadness and Silence

It’s been a long time since I’ve had the emotional fortitude to write anything longer than a whatsapp message. Despite an asshole acquaintance telling me that I’d ‘let my audience down’ after my ’15… Continue reading

How to Get the Most out of Complaining on Social Media

Who doesn’t love a good whine? Or wine…? Whatever. Social media has given us direct access to brands and companies, which in turn has provided an effective channel to air our grievances to… Continue reading

How to Write Ruder Emails Without Swearing- PART 1

So it’s been a while since I posted to this blog- although not for lack of trying… actually, no, no… it’s exactly for a lack of trying. Between Adam’s ongoing recovery, and my… Continue reading

Michelle’s Little Monsters

It’s been a long week- and it’s nowhere near over yet… so this week’s post is going to be short and sweet, easily consumed, and built on the back of someone else’s efforts.… Continue reading

Good Manners for Grown Ups

I realised, while searching for new music and failing because “all this new stuff sounds like crap”, that I am getting old. Not just 2-day hangover and ‘what did I do to my… Continue reading

Spamalot- A Fresh Take On Classic Comedy

Syllable invited me along as her ‘plus one’ on Sunday evening to attend the media performance of Spamalot, currently on at the Joburg Theatre. I had heard of the Broadway show a couple… Continue reading

Confessions of a Community Manager

Recently, and in revolt of my own crippling fear of all things both ‘social’ and ‘media’ related, I started managing the social media communities for a new client. As far as communities go,… Continue reading

How to Write Good

I’m not going to lie, I feel like an arrogant, presumptuous dickhead publishing a post telling people how to write better. Seriously, if you’re reading this, then you’re an intelligent adult with a successful… Continue reading

Is Banting Bullshit?

Like many ‘slimmers’ (a word used to describe people who are often quite the opposite), I recently tried the Professor Tim Noakes approved low carbohydrate, high fat diet that is supposedly the ‘meal… Continue reading