There are times when I feel like I should be more… just more… As a person who is observant as well as an (over)analyser, I find myself looking at other people’s best qualities and sometimes wishing I had more of THAT thing. I have a friend who is unshakeably sure of who and what she… Read More Heart meets sleeve
You’re in a retail store, probably buying groceries or toiletries and as you finish picking up all the items you need you suddenly have this deep feeling of regret in your stomach because you just remembered that now you have to go pay for them… Now, the regret is not because you are parting with… Read More Smile
I recently had to do a journalism newspaper assignment that required an opinion piece on various topics. One of the topics was President Jacob Zuma’s statement regarding the violence in South Africa, where he stated that South Africa is not a violent country but just has violent people. I don’t particularly agree. I speculate that maybe… Read More A tale of two South Africas
Music phenom Beyonce has recently made a comeback from her hiatus in a major way with mixed reactions and responses. (Photo taken from: daaimahspoole.com) Firstly, “King Bey“, as she has recently come to be known, performed at the prestigious American Superbowl. There was much talk about Beyonce having lip-synced this performance and as a… Read More Bow Down…
I recently graduated from my undergraduate degree and it was interesting and fun…. For the most part. In the weeks leading up to graduation, I found myself being alarmingly calm and almost unphased by the whole thing. Everyone around me was extremely excited and the girls were speaking about doing their nails and hair… Read More Congraduation
Dear Writing, I have always loved you, even before I understood how complex and multifaceted you are. You take on so many forms – personal journal-writing, poetry, song-writing, authoring, blogging and so much more. As a young teen, your poetic form appealed to me in a way that was surprising. I don’t think I really… Read More Dear Writing…
In the left corner, we have the long-time confidante, partner-in-crime and support system – the best friend. In the right corner, we have the funny, dangerously good-looking guy who you’re highly compatible with – the boyfriend. Aaaaaaaand, right in the middle of this disaster, is you… GREAT!! One of the most gut-wrenching and emotionally… Read More BF vs BFF…. Oi!!
This is the brutally honest and technically unsolicited advice that I got regarding my blog recently. My reaction? Well… ‘LOL’ actually as I burst out laughing at the top of my voice. Once I stopped laughing and started to think about these pearls of wisdom, I thought “Oh, jeeez! Is THAT how I’m coming… Read More Stop writing ‘LOL’… We KNOW when you’re joking
For those of you who live under a rock or just haven’t bothered to pay attention, it is World AIDS Day tomorrow (1 December 2012)!!! The World Health Organization (WHO) states on their website, “Between 2011-2015, World AIDS Days will have the theme of ‘Getting to zero: zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS… Read More Spare A Thought
One of the biggest stories to make waves in the international entertainment industry, this year, was the Chris Brown/Rihanna/Karrueche Tran love triangle. I’m sure we all know the story of Chris and Rihanna by now and Karrueche, was Chris’ girlfriend for a year or two (I’m not too sure of the time) and they broke… Read More Double trouble? Or not?