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A Shopping List That Made Him Mad

March 11, 2017 | 12 Comments

Everyone has different roles in their relationships. Sometimes one person is more comfortable fixing leaky taps. Or changing plugs. While the other is better at budgeting. Or choosing wallpaper. Then there are the dud jobs, like taking out the rubbish or picking up the dog poo, which for some reason, always end up being mine. Continue Reading…

Lifestyle, Marriage

Wedding Envy

July 12, 2016 | 6 Comments

I LOVED my big raucous farm wedding but that doesn’t stop me me ooohing and aaahing over other people’s photos, mostly because I adore beautiful things and people in love and special times. My sister Megan’s wedding to Englishman Justin was held in March at the Oceana Game Reserve and you couldn’t have asked for a more exquisite setting or a more perfect day. They’ve recently received their official pics and it reminded me again how special their day was. Continue Reading…

Books, Marriage

The Course of Love by Alain de Botton

June 7, 2016 | 11 Comments

We’ve all been sold the story, over and over again. Boy meets girl. They fall in love. They go through a small trial of sorts but then hey presto, all is resolved and he buys a diamond and they get married and live happily ever after and head off into the sunset on a pony. What a crock of bull.

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