Against my will, I’m slowly making peace with the fact that the #Balfie (Bathroom Selfie) is not a fleeting fad in our era of smartphones, Instagram and obsession with taking selfies but a defining characteristic of our time. One search on popular, photo-sharing social site Instagram for the #BathroomSelfie and a whopping 845 394 posts… Read More Can The Bathroom Selfie
They lie in bed. One on the left. One on the right. She closes her eyes. Tight. Shutting everything out. He closes his. Slowly. He doesn’t have to try so hard to shut out the noise. He’s always been more in control than her. She can feel him. Next to her. Etching closer to her… Read More Prose – Us…
It’s been ages since I’ve blogged… Blame it on a break-up, a massively demanding internship and just my not always wanting to be super exposed, I suppose. There have been many times when I’ve put pen to paper and even typed out some stuff but a part of me has always… Read More 6 Years Old Again
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This mystical incantation washed all the way from Mother Germany – don’t be a naai. And you will all take care to listen. Translated, it means don’t be a fucker. One of my favourite tweeters is Beyonka Fierce. She says things that would get you shunned by society for admitting that…
It lands on a flower, optimistic and unaware. It takes in as much of its essence as it can in that short moment. It flies away, looking at other flowers, but it never lands. Other flowers are beautiful… Attractive, maybe even a little sweet… But its bittersweet. Bittersweet because they’re not its favourite.… Read More The Bee
Think. Think. Think. That’s what he does everyday. Even in the midst of people. He seems like he’s there but its only a shadow of his true self. His presence is a mirage. An illusion. In as much as he may ‘mm’ and ‘aah’ with conviction at the right cues and… Read More Think…
I have these wonderful conversations with my friends at work – yes, we have thrown caution to the wind and dropped the c-word (colleague) and opted for the powerful f-word (friend) despite much not to subtle protest. Anyway, we have these wonderful, crazy and often enlightening conversations about everything under the sun often at 7:30… Read More Anger = Passion, really?
Romance is something that is ingrained into almost every single girl child when they are born. We grow up being told fairy tales such as Cinderella – where the prince comes and saves her from her life of poverty and slavery (let’s be honest) and Snow White – where the kiss of a prince saves… Read More Romance – Dead or Alive?
intuition ɪntjʊˈɪʃ(ə)n/ noun noun: intuition 1. the ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning. “we shall allow our intuition to guide us” irrational Use Irrational in a sentence ir·ra·tion·al [ih-rash-uh-nl] Show IPA adjective 1. without the faculty of reason; deprived of reason. 2. without or deprived of normal… Read More Intuitive or Irrational
A person’s “twenties” are considered to be one of the most exciting times of their life. You turn 21 and have a big party; if you pursued tertiary education, it is around age 22 that you get your qualification – with honours if you are lucky; and then you turn 23…. and what you… Read More Something Old, Something New