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Hold on

An unplanned hiatus from blogging. An incredibly hard few weeks, made harder still by so many changes happening all at once, and here I am, tentatively making my comeback. I am quite honestly beyond exhausted emotionally. But I look at my darling son merrily hitting new milestones day by day, and his zest for life and free spirit remind me that I’m doing ok … Read More Hold on

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In conversation with Makatu Murulana

Welcome to Coeur et Maman, thank you for joining us today. If you had an opportunity to write your own bio, how would it read? What do you want to be known for? Thank you so much for considering me for this. My name is Makatu Murulana and I am currently a Business Definition Mangager at one of the largest insurance firms in the … Read More In conversation with Makatu Murulana

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Sustainability in fashion

To kickstart our Sustainability Tuesday series, I thought we’d start off by answering a few questions. There’s no doubt a lot of work remains to be done in numerous spheres of our lives, and not just around our fashion consumption, in order for us to recognise environmental neutrality from the impact that our daily lives have on the planet. However, an old adage goes … Read More Sustainability in fashion

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A fine romance – the week so far

“I urge you to notice when you are happy.” It makes you stand to attention, that phrase, doesn’t it? Notice when you are happy. The sound of rain on the window panes in the middle of the night, my son attempting to bite me when he’s teething or using me to pull himself up, the smell of the simple supermarket flowers that are brightening … Read More A fine romance – the week so far

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A fine romance – the week so far

By golly, how much of a choice gratitude truly is! I say this with the greatest care and emphasis, because you see to continually choose to be grateful when things get a little challenging is the true mark of gratitude. It is easy to be grateful when you are happy, content, not faced with challenges or not being hormonal. But to be grateful when … Read More A fine romance – the week so far

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