Travels without mindset

Yesterday I went to a little place called Onrus, near Hermanus in the Western Cape, with some of my friends from student government. We were to meet the new first years to our faculty at their welcoming camp. After spending a few hours in the sun watching the “kids” play (we felt rather old), weContinue reading “Travels without mindset”

Making good of the New Year

I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions. [I do know that I am two weeks late in this declaration and that it is impossible not to believe in something which indeed exists.] Moving on: I made two promises to myself. I do not recall when I made them, but since my return to Cape TownContinue reading “Making good of the New Year”

An early birthday celebration

Tomorrow I return to Cape Town. It will be my birthday in two weeks, but since I cannot be with my family at the time, we celebrated my birthday today. I had my very first experience purchasing jewellery. Mom and Dad wanted to buy me something special, that I can keep for a very longContinue reading “An early birthday celebration”

Summer Jobs: A Necessary Evil

While Christmas shopping today I was recognised by some girls from my high school. It means a lot to me because I was kind of a someone in high school – often in the limelight and usually for a good reason – so university has sometimes made me feel small and invisible. Anyways, the girlsContinue reading “Summer Jobs: A Necessary Evil”

This time I shall blog properly…

So… I have a new blog. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a crappy blogger. In fact, I’m a pretty decent writer (not so great at 03:00 in the morning, but still pretty decent). It’s just that things like privacy and embarassment tend to get in the way. I think I may have it figuredContinue reading “This time I shall blog properly…”