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Memoirs of A South African Freelancer chronicles the unique journey of Lia Marus, the South African Freelancer. Get to know Lia as she chats about her favourite things both in her work and social life.

I've been quite remiss about posting lately on this platform. I almost feel that I'm kinda 'stuck'. Not 'stuck' in the way that many freelance writers get writers block but not knowing which way to go forward. There have been so many amazing opportunities...

When I was a child (and I'm not going to let you know how long ago that was because it will give away my age!) my mom used to give me a Tinkie as a treat. I particularly remembered her giving me #Tinkies - on...

The journey of a mountaineer is very similar to that of a freelancer. Just as the mountaineer faces daunting obstacles (such as altitude sickness and their bodies being taxed to the extreme) freelancers face equally daunting mental obstaclessuch as building their business and finding the...

As I write this, it's the end of the Easter weekend. I made the conscious decision to press 'pause' for the past four days. Not for religious reasons but for the simple reason that I needed to regain some head space. A challenge for many...

In the last day or two, I've been thinking about what it means when a client comes back to you and criticises your work. And when I say 'criticise' I mean basically 'pull it apart'. They say that work that you've put out using...

Being a freelancer is both incredibly exciting and, at the same time, scary beyond belief. On the one hand, you sit with a mountain load of possibilities. All of these are ripe and ready for the picking. You hold your success in your hands. It's...

When we first moved into our area, we didn't feel like cooking one night. So, hubby jumped onto Google and found Fusionista. Being just down the road, we decided to get into the car and check it out. And we weren't sorry that we did! Fusionista's fare...

Last week Friday, I was privileged enough to review the new app called the DYME Beauty App. The concept of this app is very similar to that of the popular car service Uber. Say, for instance, you want your legs waxed - like I did....

Walkersons Hotel and Spa is set in the rolling hills of the Mpumalanga Highlands. It is super close to Dullstroom - one of my absolute fave little towns. Walkersons is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy the most romantic of Valentine’s dinners...