An Ordinary Girl On An Extraordinary Journey Through Life
Author: JoJo Bayvel
Welcome to my blog or journey through life. As a Digital Marketing Exec for 19yrs, my blog is about life outside the faux world of Social Media - it is about honesty, realness and an appeal to others that NO ONE has a perfect life, YET it can still be a perfectly happy life.
I write as often as possible but sometimes creativity escapes me and pictures or things I find along my journey, will have to do…I write from my heart & don't often check up on grammar for my own posts so grammar police .... mmm you know.
I am a tiny 5"3 girl next; an ordinary girl living an extraordinary life.
I am also an incredibly happy person (with the happy gene) but hey, we all have our issues; you will read about mine here, and if you need to chat drop me a line anytime firstname.lastname@example.org.
A little Bio on me
I am a 37 -going on 14 or 40- year old girl living in Cape Town and of course….limbo… am I on the shelf or do I want to actually marry? I am incredibly fussy & believe in fairytales and forever after. Been proposed to 3 times said no as I want an always love...
Typical Gemini…Princess & Tomboy!
Lady and loud, love marketing, art, fashion, sport, Jesus, travel & most of all helping others - it's what makes me heart smile.
I love comfort zones and adventure too? Crave travel, new people and places, never want to move?!?!?
Will always love animals, my family and friends – break-ups always result in me losing a dog!!!
Feisty, stubborn yet soft hearted with a pretty hard outer cover!
Crave love but bore easily… Want & adore kids and to be happily married but dread monotony. Need freedom, space, music and time to breathe but thrive on others company….♥”
Thank you so very much, for reading my posts & any part of my journey through life.
Even with a bittersweet birthday – celebrations must continue until 31st May. We are up to R 1300
As you know my wish is to help @arkanimalcentre who have closed but still have 30 dogs to look after and Woodrock Animal Rescue who desperately need help.
I chose animals as they are so defenceless and innocent. They live a short life but they teach us so much, about love even unrequited. They make my heart and soul smile.
The campaign raiser I used takes high fees and doesn’t always work – so we are going organically. Remember you will be updated constantly on just what doggy heart you bring a smile too. And so
All funds and anything donated will go to Elena of Palm Gardens Vet, who will then distribute by still helping with the 30 doggies at Ark Animal and @WoodrockAnimal Rescue.
You can donate to Birthday Wish Bank: Capitec Account Number: 1672038799 Branch Code: 470 010 Swift Code: CABLZAJJ
Or PayPal via email@example.com
Those of you who know me well and not so well, most likely know that this little heart belongs to helping animals – especially dogs.
I basically live in a kennel with our 6 dogs well owners.
Anyway, I do love a pressie (perfume 😳) but Covid has taught me alot. Things do not matter they do not make your heart smile.
But helping others less fortunate brings an overwhelming feeling of pure joy.
I was devastated to hear that Ark Animal Centre had closed.
A place I have always yearned to help.
On visits there, tears running down my face, I was always amazed at how the owner and staff treated their rescues, as part of their own family.
Love given so freely. Cuddles always. And anything to help an abandoned animal survive.
Even the best vet, Palm Gardens, in Fourways, Jozi (mainly the owners, Elena Flaschner & Philippe Flaschner) treated their animals for free as they knew just how wonderful this shelter was.
Ark Animal still has 30 dogs so they still need assistance.
But showing you all how truly wonderful this shelter was,they are supporting and asking people to help @WoodrockAnimalRescue.
Special people don’t come along often enough but we find them once in awhile just like the owner of Ark Animal.
The Woodrock Animal Rescue is another shelter where the owner and staff are so absolutely dedicated to their precious rescues.
Love is also shown at all times. In fact they are on par with Ark Animal – how wonderful.
And so my birthday wish is not for things. It is for raising funds for the helpless. Things do not make your heart smile, but helping the helpless will fill you with a joy and warmth. Your soul will smile. You will be filled with joy.
I do know in these difficult times money is short for all. Don’t let that stop you … Donations need not be money but perhaps food, toys, blankets as we approach winter or perhaps a visit to give love and cuddles – please tag me if you visit.
If you can help in any way. Thank you for being such a special person.
Thank you from the depths of my very heart, I hope I can help your soul smile by doing this.
3 weeks ago to the day you left for your eternal home. Never before have I seen sunsets like these. I know it’s you daddy.
We all love/d nature so you are showing us a hint of the magnificence you are seeing as well as saying
“Hey girls just as surely as the sun rises and sets, I’m here guiding your way and looking after you.always as I always did”
As reality sinks in and we know we will never see you on this earth again, it’s tough,pops.
It gets harder everyday and as everyone says this is our ‘new normal’ – for our family it’s not normal, so closely woven by invisible threads, we saw each other everyday – for us it’s a ‘heart wrenching new normal.’
Dad, you taught us to be strong and we are and will be. BUT I miss you infinity ♾ and a day plus so much more.
My Daddy, my first love, my strength, mentor, hero and now guardian angel in Heaven.
I love you and count the seconds until I see you again for eternity, 🤍🤍🤍🤍Becky