I’ve been deeply examining my ideas around love, what it means and how it looks to me and what part conditioning has played in all of this. I used to think I was a manic pixie dream girl. I used to think I waltzed into people’s lives and filled them with whimsy and sunshine. The truth with the manic pixie is in the name: she … Continue reading Love, Palesa
I’m going to paint a word portrait of scenes from my life that both do and don’t yet exist. 2020 (and beyond) is going to be filled with wonders unknown and I couldn’t be more excited to leap.
Continue reading “S[c]een”
This is the story of my love for theatre, my accidental obsession with Lin Manuel Miranda’s masterpiece and a manual on how to join the (fan) club.
Continue reading “Theatre Kid: a Hamilton Love Letter”
I am certain of three things: I want a meaningful and fulfilling life. I love clinical medicine (amongst other things) and things can’t continue as they have. I’m losing faith.
Continue reading “Science & Faith”
As you know, friendship is a big deal to me: oases in this here cruel life. I also believe in letting people smell their roses
Continue reading “Friendship Love Letter: 4th Edition”
Dear lovely humans who may or may not know me. Here’s a (relatively) short and reflective post getting to know the human behind this non-blog.
Continue reading “Reflections”
As a community service medical officer in one of the most interesting health care systems on the planet, I’ve seen how easy it is to point fingers when we discuss its failures. For once let’s point the finger in all directions to find something resembling the truth: yes we’ve been set up but we’re also failing each other. (grab some refreshments, it’s a long one)
Continue reading “A Tough Pill to Swallow”
Your favourite unconventional edition of #wcw where I string together compliments via thesaurus (because words are wonderful and women are glorious)!
Continue reading “#WomenIveNeverMetWhoMoveMe: 16 October”
Mary Jean Webb (née Treloar) is the creative and talented mind (and hands) behind Mary Jean jewellery: a line of fine hand-crafted jewellery with distinctly African aesthetics. This edition of the Artist spotlight constitutes meany firsts.
Continue reading “Artist Spotlight: Mary-Jean Treloar”
I know that I promised non-blog content but if you can’t use your personal corner of the internet to share your many many travel pics and tips, what’s the point? It’s my non-blog (also the people have asked and I like the people).
Continue reading “Travelbug: Nerdy in the USA”