Reverse progress (at my local post office)

So, I needed to post 2 letters today. Dead ordinary, 2 pages folded in thirds, stuffed into a long B5 envelope and adorned with a stamp. Then inserted into the long lips of a red post box. You know, what we used to do a lot before e-mail? But only, I couldn’t do that today,…

Well done at Cannes!

I heard over the weekend (thanks to my new twitter addicition that the first Afrikaans film to be shown at Cannes – “Skoonheid” – has won the Queer Palm award – I’m very chuffed for that team – congratulations! Apparently it is about a middle-aged SA man struggling with his latent homosexuality – sounds interestingl…

planning for the change

So, now that i’ve decided what i’m going to do – there’s a loooot of work to be done. Lots of planning (inside and outside my head) – and for this i’m leaning on my friends and family 🙂 I had lunch with a friend today who’s in website and logo design. Runs her own…

the point of no return

That’s it. The point of no return has been reached. My resignation from my current company, after 5½ years of loyal service, has been made public. And it has had some very interesting responses… leaving me feeling everything from loved and to-be-missed, through “yes, life carries on without you”, past “no comment” to a moment’s-silent-pause…