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Learning to Let Go

Today is the day. It’s finally here. I can no longer ignore it or be blissfully naive. My first-born is now 18 years old!! I will ALWAYS see her as my baby. 276 more words

The Beauty of a Thick Skin

THERE WAS a time in my life when I was extremely sensitive.

Around the time a pigtailed Britney Spears burst onto the scene with her ‘Pedo-Pop’ video, I began to pay closer attention to the opposite sex. 1,071 more words



this is my blog to show the people of the world what being a teenager in south Africa really is like and the no we don’t ride our pet elephants to school or have to run and hide to avoid fending of the dreaded lions* gasp* . 46 more words


The First Salary Feeling

I have an older brother, and with him working part-time over the summer holidays I’ve been seeing less and less of him. I’ve noticed a significant decline in living room cushion-fights (I bet Mum’s been relieved!) and the days have been a little quieter with him not bouncing around in the house. 540 more words

So let's start.

This is not a blog with extravagant words or references to important people in your history book. I will be talking about some things related to friends, social life, “anti-social” life, famous stars, TV shows, moods, astronomy, boys, our body and more stuff like this; so if your age finishes with “teen” I can assure you, you’ll be related to this blog, if you’re older… you’ve been there, perhaps I’ll get you to smile or something? 8 more words


My revolution...

Sophomore year of high school

Summer between 10th and 11th grade


Junior year 


Summer between 11th and 12th grade

Senior year 


Summer 2014