Samantha the globetrotting SAFFA

A decade of teaching abroad brings many rewards Samantha Sampson who hails from Parow in Cape Town, South Africa has been abroad for the last ten years teaching English as a foreign language. Like many South Africans who have an adventurous spirit and a passion for travel and exploration, Samatha has had the most amazingContinue reading “Samantha the globetrotting SAFFA”

Out of sight. Out of mind. How being left out and excluded hurts on the inside and often shows on the outside- a world view.

Disclaimer: The following post has nothing to do with any one person or any specific event. I use my writing as a vehicle of expression, self- therapy, self – discovery and self- healing. If this does not find you well. Simply let it be. I thank you kindly.   Good morning everyone! It’s 11 a.mContinue reading “Out of sight. Out of mind. How being left out and excluded hurts on the inside and often shows on the outside- a world view.”

Assigning new meaning to love: Happy Valentine’s day to each and every one !

Good evening everyone! I hope this finds you all very well. It’s now 8:25 p.m in South Africa. I am currently in Lansdowne, to be exact and I am in the comfort of  one of my aunt’s homes. I have recently been fortunate enough to reconnect with her as well as one of my cousins,Continue reading “Assigning new meaning to love: Happy Valentine’s day to each and every one !”

For the month of love, why not love yourself and others unapologetically.

Good morning beautiful people! It’s already the 8th of February 2020 and it’s 9:28 a.m right now in South Africa. I hope that wherever you find yourself right now that you are well. 2020 is blessing us with so much good fortune and moment to moment miracles that I am compelled to write what onContinue reading “For the month of love, why not love yourself and others unapologetically.”

Embracing Change : 01/01/2020

Happy 2020 the year of plenty! Today is the first day of 2020. It is also the first day of a new decade. To me that means we have been blessed with 366 days of opportunities to bring about positive changes in our lives and the lives of others. No matter how small or insignificantContinue reading “Embracing Change : 01/01/2020”

Dear high-mai’s, you do look good on my arm but your unresolved daddy issues does you and me more harm in the long run.

This is an open letter to the high – maintenance women I have had the pleasure of dating and shared friendships with. I am about to hurt your feelings but heal your heart. So pay attention. I know you are used to attention being paid to you but today I am flipping the script andContinue reading “Dear high-mai’s, you do look good on my arm but your unresolved daddy issues does you and me more harm in the long run.”

Why and how I won in 2019. Guess what? So did you. Winners win and winners gain. Even our losses are gains.

  With exactly two weeks left of 2019 and the end of a decade I am doing my yearly audit  to see how far I have progressed in all areas of my life. This is an excellent exercise for anyone who suffers from anxiety and depression, their sexuality,sexual identity, their gender identity,someone who has goneContinue reading “Why and how I won in 2019. Guess what? So did you. Winners win and winners gain. Even our losses are gains.”