Author: Anneke Roux

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Lessons Learnt From the Failure Called 2020.

Lessons Learnt From the Failure Called 2020.

On the first of January 2020 I wrote a blog post in which I celebrated my achievements, but also mentioned some expectations I had for the year. What [...]
Can Old School Etiquette Cure Chronic Millennial Rudeness?

Can Old School Etiquette Cure Chronic Millennial Rudeness?

By now most of you know all about my ridiculous and hilarious fails in the world of Tinder. My most recent encounter proved to be of some value at le [...]
Flipping The Script on the Imposter Syndrome Shit Show

Flipping The Script on the Imposter Syndrome Shit Show

I love creating, but hate sharing it. I despise people complimenting my work. I hate it because I never believe it is good enough – nor note-worthy, n [...]
A Curated List To Help You Be Your Most Glorious Self This Women’s Month

A Curated List To Help You Be Your Most Glorious Self This Women’s Month

It's women’s month and we are celebrating the wonderfully, glorious, fabulousness that is woman. It's absolutely essential that I write something, so [...]
Adulting Alone Sucks – ESPECIALLY In The Age Of COVID-19

Adulting Alone Sucks – ESPECIALLY In The Age Of COVID-19

Adulting is hard. Fucking hard. These past few weeks I've had to face many of the realities of adulting, and it sucks! I think the worst part of adult [...]
Fighting Darkness with the Magic of Vulnerability

Fighting Darkness with the Magic of Vulnerability

Vulnerability is my favourite superpower.This past month everything I tried to avoid during lockdown (basically a massive mental breakdown) happe [...]
Black Lives Matter: What My Baby Brother Taught Me About White Privilege

Black Lives Matter: What My Baby Brother Taught Me About White Privilege

When I was 15 my parents decided to become foster parents, again.It felt like less than a month after the very easy, family decision to welcome a [...]
Back to School, but Not Back to Reality

Back to School, but Not Back to Reality

In the words of my headmaster, we made it through the first week of school (post-lockdown). We made it –but it was strange, difficult, exciting, fear- [...]
My Mental Health Struggles Are Not About You, But Here’s How You Can Help

My Mental Health Struggles Are Not About You, But Here’s How You Can Help

It’s mental health awareness month and I’ve been trying to figure out how I can put these thoughts on paper for the last 28 days. With the deadline [...]
Memories Of The Outside World And Laughter In Lockdown

Memories Of The Outside World And Laughter In Lockdown

If you're feeling glum in quarantine and need a pick-me-up, I dare you to think of some of your most hilarious moments and then laugh – a deep-belly l [...]
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