Two Plus Three Plus Five

Can you believe we have made it to the end of yet another month? The seventh…

Mindfulness While Coloring Sunflowers

Can you believe the first half of 2022 is behind us? Time seems to pass so…

Six Plus Seven Is Thirteen From Medium

This is the sixth time I share posts I have written for Medium, but which I…

Seven, A Magical Number

Why is seven a magical number? We have seven days in the week, and it’s said…

Bullet Journal: March & April

When I shared my creations for January & February from my bullet journal, I already knew…

Memes: Have We Outgrown Them?

I have been a meme holder for almost 10 years, having started Wicked Wednesday in June…

A Perfect Ten!

Another month has passed, and yet again I have done quite some writing on Medium. I…

A Dozen Plus One

The past two weeks have been hectic, with two hospital visits for Master T, and I…

Ba-bo-tea… No, It’s Not Tea!

Bobotie — pronounced ba-bo-tea — is a dish I have eaten countless times in my life,…

Bullet Journal: January & February

When my daughter mentioned bullet journalling in December 2021, I told her it wasn’t for me.…

This Time I Share Eight

My writing journey on Medium continues, and so does my sharing of what I posted on…

Celebrating Twelve With Fourteen

On 26 January 2022, my blog was 12 years old. On that day in 2010, I…

Seven of the Past Month

I created a Medium account many years ago, to be able to read stories there which…

Top Ten Posts of all Times

Roughly nine and half years ago, on the 4th of June in 2012, I published the…

James Spader, an infatuation

My first recollection of James Spader is of when we watched Boston Legal on television back…

Promoting my alter ego

If there’s something I’m definitely not good at, it’s promoting my work, or myself. It’s not…

I love gadgets!

My youth was without gadgets. Or, maybe I should rephrase that… my youth was without digital…

I think I’m a pervert

Up to the point where Kristan X asked ‘Are we all, when it comes down to…

Addictions, Medium and Medieval

What do addiction, Medium and medieval have in common? Absolutely nothing, and then maybe a tiny…

The Blogable Fiction Marathon

For several years, I organized the Smut Marathon — four years for the Dutch writing community…

Memes move to new homes

Sometimes, you walk around for months with a vague idea in your heads, knowing you have…

Hidden memes, or those you don’t know about yet

Back in March 2014 this post appeared for the first time, just after I had taken…

Eleven years and eleven of eleven things

Eleven years ago I decided to start Rebel’s Notes. The name was one of the first…

Setting goals and a theme for 2021

I don’t like making New Year’s resolutions, because those always seem to have something to do…

Looking back on 2020… what a year!

I don’t think I have done it every year of my ‘blogging career’ — looking back…

A lot of pink work too…

You can never go wrong with a little pink. A lot work too. ~ Dana Dalgetty…

Assessing my priorities

In the past couple of months things have changed in my life. Some circumstances have forced…

Writing, blogging and journaling

This Tell Me About prompt couldn’t have come at a better time since I, just like…

The Grammar of Science

Statistics is the grammar of science.~ Karl Pearson Now, for those who know me a bit…

Never blog for someone else

So many people have asked me: how do you manage to do all you do? Believe…