When did we become so distant?

“When did we become so distant?” you asked me via text. I can see the last text before this was new year’s day and it is now late November. You’ve only texted me because I put a generic “I wish you well on your birthday” picture on your Facebook wall. When did we get so… Continue reading When did we become so distant?

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The Family Curse.

I am the proud aunt of three nieces (and two nephews). My sister had her first girl eight years ago and I was smitten from day one with the newest member of our family. We teased my sister that a girl was karma for the years she tormented my parents with her teenage angst. That… Continue reading The Family Curse.

9 things I wish people would stop telling me as an Un/underemployed person.

Fourteen months ago I closed my retail store and re-entered the job market. After three months of applying for jobs I secured a part time position in a small boutique, only to be made redundant four months later when that boutique closed down also. The job hunting scene is depressing at the moment for everyone,… Continue reading 9 things I wish people would stop telling me as an Un/underemployed person.