City Lights

Early morning, the sun has gently started to paint the sky in light pastel colours. Traffic Lights are playing solitaire in changing from red to green at different speeds. The lonely figure is already on duty, cup and sign in hand. Late afternoon, blue sky, sun is high and beating down on the tar. Lonely…

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Memory Lane, Movie Quiz

Howdy folks, let’s play our own version of the board game Trivial Pursuit. If you are asking what that is, you are definitely not a 70’s or 80’s baby. What happened to the following actors? A-team, do you remember them? Can you name them, you know you want to. Did you have a doll? MacGyver,…

Vacation Blues

Definition: Vacation, holiday, break, travel, tour, visit stop over. Reality prevails, whenever you might find yourself on social media this time of year, you will be surrounded by holiday snaps. Peeps enjoying a lazy cocktail on some far flung beach. You are sitting at your desk facing yet another deadline and grudgingly click on the…

Hairy Business

It’s been a long day. You are standing in the queue at your local supermarket; the only express part is the sign above the cashier’s head professing to be just that. The queue reaches a standstill. The barcode on an item doesn’t scan, the cashier ask the packer to get another one. You share a…

How much is the kitty in the window?

Sunday, Show house, so far so good everything looks like the brochure the estate agent gave us. We are visiting a lifestyle estate, the new (or current) trend. Competition is tough, different estates offering a variety of living quarter options, pathways, maybe a fitness centre, pool and outdoor activities. They almost outdo the artist impression…

Medic Alert

Nicolas Cage once remarked that being a medic “is kind of a unique concept, but it’s totally real. I mean these paramedics put themselves in incredibly stressful situations, killing themselves to save lives and they’re not really regarded or appreciated.” This was of course during an interview for “Bringing out the dead”, a movie where…

Handbag Dilemma

Should you by the off chance peruse the dictionary in your free time and happen to find hairdressing salon. It will tell you that this is a “variation of establishment dealing with cosmetic treatments for both men and women, which includes spas” Immediately it conquers the image of relaxation, deep breaths, minted water and unpronounceable…