megandthewaves

Wondering & wandering

India Part 1: Madness

Our SAA flight touched down on Indian soil with balletic grace, dipping towards the tarmac in a sultry balancĂ© that would have Margot Fonteyn in fits of envy. The air … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

25 Truths About Backpacking Through Asia

Admittedly, ‘truths’ is a stretch. This is more like a list I made to reflect on my own magical experiences while in this part of the East. On that note, … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Reflection and retrospection in Rajasthan

“Hi Hi Namaste. Where you from? England? [speaking English]. Ireland? [with a strange accent.] Germany? [said “Ja”]. Oh, South Africa! Sanibonani. You look? Good price, I give you good price. … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Childhood stories

I am a book worm. Completely and utterly. I love reading and, in spite of a brief vacation from my favourite pastime after uni (who can enjoy it after enduring … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Surfing Again: Day 2

An overcast sky greeted me as I rolled into the parking lot. With boyfriend, sister and sister’s friend in tow, I walked towards onto the beach with the determination of … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Surfing Again: Day 1

Background: I learned to surf when I was fifteen. Living in East London – home to legends like Rosy Hodge and Greg Emslie and surf spots like Nahoon Reef and … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Explaining Rape Culture To Men, Hilariously [a blog] #whatiwrite

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January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

One of my favourites…

I love designing book covers. I really, really do. It’s the one aspect of being a freelancer that really pays off, time and time again. I especially love designing them … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

A short short

So the wonderful Aerodrome published my short story on their website today. The story sort of unravelled like most stories do, prompting a reflection on being a young girl in … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Clockwork Orange

I wrote this during my month’s stay in the Netherlands last year. I haven’t been able to write much in the past week; emptiness and a sense of loss prevails, … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · 2 Comments