• Must Love Dogs

    I`m running around like a blue-arse fly this morning. Flying to Joburg at 5pm for the customary fortnightly business trip. I did not pack last night, so this morning was a frantic fashion crises…my house now looks like a Tsunami disaster and my dogs are ecstatic that they`ve been dropped off at the FPU (which translates into really badly-behaved puppies when I get back). So, before I fly off into the wild blue yonder – only to return next week with (hopefully) fresh blogging fodder…Here`s my final thought for the week. I had an interesting conversation with a friend last night. We were discussing the phenomenon of online dating or…

  • Dirty Pretty Things

    Why are some women bitchy? Don`t get me wrong. I think that most women have a capacity to be incredibly caustic given half the chance. But I`m referring to that special breed of women who can turn other people`s lives into a living hell. In the past few weeks I have experienced first hand the scathing after-effects of being around bitchy women. Being around them reminds me of a scene out of Bridget Jones` Diary: Edge of Reason, where she (Bridget) refers to a certain ‘lady as a jellyfish. Apparently being around this woman as akin to being stung by a jellyfish over and over again. And that`s exactly it.…

  • Kink

    I`ve been following some interesting thoughts and theories on dating and relationships lately mostly because I have recently decided to start dating again after quite a long, introspective time of non-dating. And you may have picked up that I am questioning certain dating-related issues- mostly because I haven`t done it in a while and suddenly it just seems incredibly hard. And tiring. All that kissing lots of frogs to find your prince, blah blah. I`d rather just fast forward to the part where I leave the prince for the stable boy. Anyway, some ideas and advice on dating I`ve heard from friends (usually their opinion of what I`m doing wrong…