• Fresh Tears

    I want to cry. But my pride and anger protest the pain relief. I manage a few fresh tears along my waterline, and no more. It’s a tough week. The only place I feel comfortable is in the bathroom, where I can close the door, hide, pretend. With the water crisis (in Cape Town), I

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  • Easy Baking Recipes for the Novice Baker

    Even though I’m not having too many sweeties these days, I’m a sucker for easy baking recipes.   I’m teaching myself to bake so there’s always lots to learn and a quaint recipe to follow. Here’s how I find my favourites… Finding easy baking recipes on Pinterest When I want to know something about a dish

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  • Sugar Addiction

    Veiled behind the acceptability of having a “sweet-tooth”, my sugar addiction reached an all-time high in my early twenties. Now 26 years old, I’m about four months into a life with less sugar and more clarity on my relationship with food. Being a foodie is all the rage. But the followers, likes, social shares and

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