Category

Personal Posts

Category

Not to toot my own horn, but I’ve managed to keep myself alive for a full 26 years now. If you ask me, that’s one heck of an achievement – especially when you factor in my history with plants and/or goldfish. Prime example: I bought a coriander plant the other day in a half-assed attempt at making my Indian cooking taste more ‘authentic’. I affectionately named him Colin, cradled him in my arms all the way home, yet he was basically half-dead by the time he landed on my windowsill. It turns out that wind is not good for coriander plants so now he whimsically leans to the left just like my old pet dog Preston did after he got hit by a car.  Apparently he’s still alive (so I’ve been told – the plant, not the dog) but I’m not really holding out much hope of him reaching his…

When you’re waiting for something, eagerly anticipating the arrival of your favourite season or perhaps a much awaited holiday, three months seems like an…