I am a short blonde proudly South African chick.

I was brought up on a heavy dose of imagination and make believe. Nature rocks too, I love almost everything that breathes and I try to give back by recycling, buying organic and using items that are not tested on animals.

I met my partner when I was 17 and we have been married for 18 years. We live in Johannesburg, South Africa with our 2 beautiful daughters, ages 12 and 16, 3 crazy dogs and 4 very different cats

I decided to start my own blog to put down my random thoughts and hopefully entertain you with them!

Thanks to my wonderful sister, who has single-handedly organised my website – here I go…!

(Last updated 3 July 2017)


6 responses to “About

  1. Thank you Alex for your compliments! I enjoy reading the articles on Bookshelf. I find the topics different and interesting. I am delighted that you took the time to visit and write a comment on my blog. Keep up the interesting articles!

  2. Thank you for your steady support of Bookshelf and for the link on your site. Bookshelf is dedicated to readers like you — who are curious and imaginative; who appreciate the beauty of the world as seen through the lens of literature, film, and the arts. Cheers, Alex.

  3. The thing only let me vote 4 and a half stars but it’s 10 really 🙂 x
    I love it my short, blond, SA chick friend, keep it going…

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