Ready to reflect: With just 11 months until I turn 30 (read: original planned retirement date) I thought it would be a great idea to spend some time reflecting on my past, present and future. And then I received the email reminder from 10Q – coincidence? I think not. 10 days, 10 questions. Read More
Forget about Photoshop, meet Canva: How to create amazingly simple graphic designs for your blog (for free)!
Photoshop is an amazing program – you can literally do ANYTHING with it. Which also means it is an amazingly complicated program. And sometimes – especially as a blogger – all you want to do is add some text to a photo collage and save it for web. And that’s where Canva comes in. Read More
Building BTBB: I spend WAY too much time learning random things online – things I might never use in normal life. To justify my online learning obsessions I have decided to share some of what I have learnt right here. I am no expert – on any of these topics – but I guess maybe that is better (assuming you are not an expert either). Read More
Wednesday Wisdom: Living in Cape Town (or any big city for that matter) is no joke in terms of costs, especially when it comes to renting a decent apartment. So the fact that we are currently living in an amazing Sea Point apartment, in a great location and virtually spending no money at all sounds a bit crazy, right? Wrong. Read More
Techie Tuesdays: With the release of House of Cards Season 2 on Netflix last week Friday, I resolved to sort out the “Netflix in South Africa” issue I have been postponing for some time now. Turns out it is not really an issue. So if you have decent speed (preferably uncapped) broadband at home, a few extra dollars per month and a few minutes to spare, read on… Read More
I know, I know. I am a little late to the New Year’s resolution party. But let’s be honest, the new year doesn’t really start until the first Monday (i.e. 6 January 2014) anyway (read: 5 day hangover). And then I assume most people spend a fair amount of time (like me) clearing their inboxes and compiling mile-long to-do lists. Regardless, here goes. Read More