Archive for March, 2010

Mugged AGAIN. Gosh, darn it.

Posted in Random Randoms, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on March 20, 2010 by starstripe

Last night a friend, her boyfriend and I were mugged in the lovely hippy-town of Observatory.

To be quite honest, I used to live in Obs myself, and lets just say, two of my exes had dreadlocks and “only smoked hash, man.”

In the years I have lived in Cape Town (since 2001), I was mugged, had a gun pointed in my face during a robbery, had my house robbed when I was at work on two occasions, a friend from university’s boyfriend was murdered, a friend was murdered, two people I know have been stabbed, the list goes on.

Part of me is shaken, the other part angry. I find it so arrogant when people take something that is not theirs, and they have not worked hard for.

Now my friend has been left without a bag, a phone, any ID documents (she’s foreign so this is a big problem), flat keys or her university notes. Worst of all, her diary was taken, a complete violation of her privacy.

But, rather than continue to bitch or give in to my sudden interest in leaving the country, I am trying to get on with things.

There are so many things that annoy me about South Africa, but there are so many more things I love.

But ‘skaroo’ those assholes that mugged us. I hope they don’t come out as good as they did the next time they attack someone.


Turn on tune in cop out

Posted in Uncategorized on March 19, 2010 by starstripe

Another break up, a job change, another break up, mass lung infections: it’s been an interesting year.

Now it is back to doing things that I need to. I let them al slip away with emotional and physical sickness.

So on with gym, therapy, good friends and every South Park episode ever made.

Keep up if you can.