Blog | Helen Walne
I’m going to write about death and grief. If that makes you feel funny, go and boil some carrots, or watch Ridiculousness, or play Joni Mitchell badly on the guitar. Or sort out the bills into piles: urgent, pending, … Continue reading →. An experiment in lime and soda. I drink too much. Fact. I don’t think I’m an alcoholic, or someone who wees in her pants while queuing at music festivals for falafels. But the truth is, I’ve somehow absorbed that suburban, middle-aged ritua...Every day is everyday.
Columns | Helen Walne
Why it’s okay to be old with a moustache. Last week I went to the salon to have my annual eyebrow wax and tint. The therapist smelt comfortingly of cigarettes and we spoke about her boyfriend who drinks too much and then rides his motorbike. At the end of … Continue reading →. Being alone can feel a bit funny sometimes. July 15, 2016. Here be the riptides. March 30, 2016. March 23, 2016. When I agreed to housesit a friend’s home in Riebeek West, my first response was: Yay! They have an espresso machine a...