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When I was younger we rented an old beach house. During the night all of us heard noises and felt a presence in the house. My parents aren’t superstitious people, but to this day they maintain that there was something *off* about that place.…

About 11 hours ago from Anja van der Spuy's Twitter

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13 Jul

Celebrating small victories

The other day while I was parallel parking in Somerset Road, I thought about how terrifying I found it when I first started driving. Then I thought about how hard I am on myself, and how often I overlook small victories in my life. When I saw this on Twitter, I realised I am not the only one. Follow Lauren here So I decided to take Lauren’s advice and list the things I am proud of conquering over the years. You should do the same – it’s liberating. I’m not scared of thunder anymore I want you to think about someone you know who is scared of thunder. Now multiply that person’s fear by 1000. THAT’S how scared I used to be of it. In...
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15 Jun

Mind The Gap: Dating Someone Older Than Me

If you follow me on Instagram, you've probably noticed that there is another face on some of my photos. An attractive male face, to be exact. Because said male face is not on social media, I know that there's been a lot of curiosity about how we met. So I decided to share the story with you. Here you go. Growing up, having a boyfriend was the very last of my priorities. I had a ‘serious’ boyfriend in high school and thereafter I pretty much flew solo. In the past 5 years, I spent a lot of time answering questions like, “Why are you still single?” and “When are you getting a boyfriend?” To which I always replied, “Because I LOVE my own company.” It’s strange how people perceive...
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