Where are you from, and where do you currently live?
Ladismith, South Africa
If your friends were to describe you, what would they say?
Kind, strong and confident.
What is your favourite quote or saying?
“The happier you are, the more beautiful you become.”
What would you say you are most proud of?
Healing myself from a very traumatic break-up, starting over again at age 53, and making a success out of a brand new career that I had zero experience in.
What advice would you give your younger self?
Be kinder to yourself, and learn to put yourself first, because you can’t pour from an empty cup.
Learn to say ‘F*ck off’ more.
What is a goal or dream you still wish to accomplish?
Qualifying as a Property Practitioner, and traveling more
What are your thoughts on ageing?
“If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams
and you will always look lovely.” Roald Dahl
What did you enjoy most about The 50 Over 50 Women’s Portrait Campaign? And how did the experience leave you feeling?
I loved getting a ‘make-over’ by a professional and I enjoyed the shoot so much because Monica made me feel so comfortable.
I felt beautiful, strong and confident.