What it is I’m doing here


A wise person can look back, and see clearly, and then grab life with both hands and move forward.

A Ginger Lives Here

 

I’m in a transition. It comes with the territory, I guess. Bang in the middle of my twenties, my tertiary education behind me, and absolutely no idea what the fuck I’m doing. This thing called adulthood is terrifying – there are decisions to be made. Bills to pay. I find myself increasingly longing for my high school days when the biggest dilemmas were what to wear on civvies and who to take to dances.

The discrepancy between sixteen year old me and almost-twenty six year old me is alarming. In high school I had it all figured out. I was consistently in the top three academic achievers. I wasn’t much into sports but I wrote for the school paper and participated in all the cultural things. I had a tight knit group of friends and although we weren’t terribly popular, we had fun. We were good kids. School days…

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About suletta

Fell in love again at age 50! And followed my man to Zanzibar, for him to set up a dairy farm. I managed to travel into Africa a few times in my life, always loving it and experience the "fever" that grips you on African soil - the one that especially the Europeans now and in years gone by, suffer from. Except I am an African by birth - a South African. A Mzungu.So I discovered at this late stage in my life (not that I feel old!) that some people find my babblings about life interesting, and I quote: "live their lives vicariously through me".
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