Internet Dating en Verloofringe

Originally posted on regterbrein-middelkind:
‘n Gebroke hart is die séérste seer.  Een oggend, ná baie maande se stukke optel, trane en kluisenaarleefstyl, sit ek in my pajamas op my stoep, kat op die skoot. En dit tref my: Dit is 11h00 op ‘n Saterdagoggend en ek het so pas drie minute van my lewe gemors…

Beyonce’s Lemonade Recipe — {love+cupcakes} Blog

You can’t be alive right now and not know about Beyoncé’s latest visual album, Lemonade. It’s everywhere. And it’s amazing, blew me away. It was so raw and powerful, and absolutely visually stunning. I loved every second of it and haven’t been able to stop listening. I hardly ever make music purchases anymore (Spotify all […]…

Yes, Please — {love+cupcakes} Blog

Have you read Amy Poehler’s, Yes, Please? It’s fantastic. I read it in book form first and then listened to the audio version on Audible (You can try it for free!). Amy reads it herself and I HIGHLY recommend it. There’s something so great about hearing her speak her own words. She knows best how…

Jy vir my, Suid-Afrika

Ek share die stuk van Leana Coetzee omdat dit my hartsnare geroer het. Plaasmoorde is onaanvaarbaar. Dit hoort nie in hierdie lieflike, mooie land van ons nie. Leana Coetzee (regterbrein-middelkind) skryf… Sondagnag het die eerste plaasmoord in die Steynsburg-distrik plaasgevind.Dit is nie die eerste plaasmoord in die land nie, en waarskynlik ver van die laaste…

Die Grootmenswerklikheid

Originally posted on regterbrein-middelkind:
Die grootmenslewe is ‘n lokval waarteen niemand jou waarsku nie. Hoe weet jy nou eintlik jy is ‘n grootmens? Vir my was dit die oomblik toe my ma nie meer namens my bel om ‘n afspraak by die dokter te maak nie. So ek het dit maar net vermy en stilletjies…

How To Write a Blog So That People Will Read, Part 3

Originally posted on Becoming Cliche:
Welcome to the third installment in my series on writing a blog, written for writers by an inveterate blog reader. If you missed the first two posts, you can find them here and here. The opinions herein are mine. There are endless guides for bloggers out there. Read a few…

On Collective Guilt

Originally posted on M.G. Piety:
We can’t leave the Holocaust alone. That might be a good thing if we had the courage to view it honestly. We don’t though. We insist that it’s a puzzle we continue to try to solve, ostensibly so that we will know where to place blame, and in that…

Mother, tell your children not to take Lariam

Originally posted on MethodLogical:
One of the near-universal experiences of working in development (or even just visiting an underdeveloped country) is the need to take malaria prophylaxis. Indeed, malaria is so prevalent across the developing world that it’s impossible not to think about its consequences for public health and economic growth – especially since we…