The Blog

The title of this blog was inspired by the well known quote by JRR. Tolkien “Not all those who wander are lost”. I try to put real purpose and intention behind every thought and action; or as the title suggests, behind every wondered thought and wandered action. My ideas, inspirations and creations may change or date but my faith, my purpose, my intention and my values do not. I may wo/ander from one chapter of life to the next, but with faith and intention behind every step, I am not lost. Far from perfect yes, but not lost.
Wonder; a meaningful thought or series thereof, to marvel – Wander; to explore, adventure, move, travel, journey, walk and experience.

The Author

IMG_8725[1]I am Cathy Hayward. A 22 yr old yoga loving, ice-cream eating wife, artist, scribbler, daydreamer. and happy Mormon.

I started this blog to share my experience of trying to live an intentionally creative life

Here is a little about who I am and what I value most in life.


I am blessed with the most amazing man. Duncan Hayward. We met in High School and started dating in Grade 11, 5 years ago. In 2016, on the 17th of September we were married for all time and eternity in the Johannesburg Temple. I couldn’t have asked for anyone better to spend my life with.



I was born in Pretoria, Sunny South Africa on the 24 of March 1995. I grew up in a home full of colorful chaos and lots of love with my parents and baby brother (in spite of the fact that he is already 19, he will always be my baby brother).

And now as my husband and I have been married my family has grown and will continue to do so.




I belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (more commonly known as Mormon), click here or here to know more. I am forever grateful for the knowledge of the fact that we have a loving Father in Heaven and a Saviour that we can look to for hope, love and guidance, no matter the circumstance.



I attended Irene Primary School and Sutherland High School in Centurion and recently acquired my Bachelors Degree in Design, specializing in Interior Design at Inscape Education Group.

Stuff I like

I am an artist and a maker. But dreaming and sketching aren’t all I do. A few of my favourite things are reading, Gilmore Girls, yoga/gym, Ice cream,  smoothies, Jenna and O’Malley (read below), rearranging the décor and furniture in my home, craft markets and last but not least a good glass of milk (Irene Dairy of course).

Bonus fact

I have 2x fur-babies, a cat (O’Malley) ,a little wolf (Jenna – White German Shepherd).


Disclosure Policy and Copyright.

Everything on this site is owned by me, unless otherwise stated, and is thus protected by Copyright. The unauthorized and or non-accredited use of any content is strictly prohibited. Images will always be from one of the following: Photos I have personally taken, photos purchased off reputable stock image sites or public domain. In all other cases images will be properly sited to the source from whence they came.

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