Zithande

People can be unforgiving. Ever have one of those mornings, or days when you’re constantly rubbing people the wrong way, albeit unintentionally? Even if you smile, say hello and try your best, you still irk them. Sometimes you can manage to press all their wrong buttons by just being you. Your presence is enough to…

30 days of Summer

“On a Wednesday, in a cafe. I watched it begin again.” Taylor Swift.         Now it wasn’t a Wednesday. It was Saturday. And I wasn’t in a cafe. I was in my room… having a coffee though, So I suppose that counts for something? I was with a friend and we got…

Gorgeous in Cashmere

It dawned beautifully to an icy chill yesterday. I remember flinging open my curtains and almost squealing in absolute delight at the precipitation hanging on the washing line, the still grey skies and the oh so glorious smell of the rain that still lingered in the morning air. I was so excited that I skipped breakfast,…

Hail, Rain or Sunshine

  “I had plans”, she said. As she gazed forlornly out her bedroom window. She was me, last Saturday morning. The rain chucking down buckets as I mentally meandered through my day and tried to discard any unnecessary items. Bittersweet it was. Oh the irony of people literally crying for rain one night and the…

Life: Green Serene

My teaspoon clinks in my coffee cup as I swirl the golden goodness around. No, alas it is not coffee. But something of the green tea variety with a dash of mint. More of a pale emerald shade than gold to be completely honest, seeping in health and wellness. Ugh. So I halfheartedly gulp its tastelessness…