Smile

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

Bow Down…

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…

Congraduation

  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…

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…

BF vs BFF…. Oi!!

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!!

Spare A Thought

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