Blog - Adventures in Adulthood

Two months ago, we lost my cousin to depression and this poem is meant to highlight the ensuing pain that taking your life causes to your loved ones. We can’t imagine how he felt all this time and how he must have struggled with depression. Suicide doesn’t destroy pain, it’s transferred to all your loved […]


Many tortoises are taken out of their natural habitat each year and kept as pets. This has resulted in the leopard tortoise in particular becoming an endangered species. Keeping a tortoise without a permit from KZN wildlife is illegal. So how do law abiding citizens that are interested in a pet tortoise go about getting […]


The internet can be both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, it’s made our lives and means of communication easier. On the other hand, it’s given a voice to people that should be silent. Yes, people, I’m talking about online critics. The internet has given them the means to attack others while […]


We all have our “theories” on what’s attractive. A few notable psychologists have weighed in on it too. Some theories sound fairly reasonable and then you get Freud’s proposed Oedipus complex that sounds borderline game of thrones. 🤢 I won’t get into the details but there’s a fair consensus that our parents play a big […]


I’m sure most of you have heard of prepaid electricity meters and wondered whether you should make the switch. Some people swear it’s cheaper and others consider anything prepaid to be inferior. Let me tell you about my experience and the advice that I was given. I’ve heard that prepaid meters are cheaper and the […]


After crash landing on planet single, our unfortunate protagonist tries to make sense of navigating this unfamiliar environment. He takes to the social sea. He was an avid skipper on his homeworld (Planet Marriage) but little did he know that this sea is treacherous unlike the relatively calm waters on his homeworld. Gone are the […]


The True Gentleman is the man whose conduct proceeds from goodwill and an acute sense of propriety, and whose self-control is equal to all emergencies; who does not make the poor man conscious of his poverty, the obscure man of his obscurity, or any man of his inferiority or deformity; who is himself humbled if […]


After narrowly escaping the destruction of my home world, planet marriage. I found myself hurtling back to what I hoped would remain a distant memory. Much to my dismay, I was on a collision course with planet single.  With a bumpy re-entry into its atmosphere, I crash-landed and stumbled out a little woozy from the […]

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