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Friendship: A Retrospective

Friendship: A Retrospective

I. “Nothing hurts like a friendship break up.” In my early twenties, I experienced my first friendship breakup. The details of that friendship and the reasons that led to it ending are not relevant. What is relevant is that I wanted out but I didn’t […]

Taking Stock – Hello 2019!

Taking Stock – Hello 2019!

HELLO! It’s been a while, and I have reasons. I began overthinking, as most writers can relate, and was worried that I was only going to have monthly recaps on my blog. I thought that would become repetitive and boring, and that people would lose […]

My 2018 in Writing

My 2018 in Writing

As far as all things go, 2018 wasn’t the absolute worst. I achieved a lot of things I’m proud of this year. A few things worth mentioning – I bought a camera and started photography, I worked really hard on my personal development, strengthened the relationships that […]

The Books I Loved and Hated in 2018

The Books I Loved and Hated in 2018

I actually finished my Goodreads challenge this year! The Goodreads challenge is a great way for readers to push themselves to read more than they did the year before.  I have gotten overly excited about participating in this challenge, which isn’t necessarily a good thing.  […]

Taking Stock – July Joy

Taking Stock – July Joy

Better late than never! It’s been a great July, and here’s my monthly recap!

June Jazz

June Jazz

So I’ve been silent for a while, which is totally fine. I took some time off to restructure my life,including moving from Nairobi. More on that in a later post, but I have wanted to leave the hustle and bustle of the city to seek […]

Let’s Not Talk About Your Rape

Let’s Not Talk About Your Rape

Recently I read this bizarre article about a woman who built an online persona in order to dupe her friend to engage in a sexual relationship. According to The Guardian,she persuaded her buddy to wear a blindfold whenever they met, and wore a large strap-on […]

March Madness – Picks of the Month

March Madness – Picks of the Month

March is over. *cues screams of ‘where is this year going!?’ When you have no need to keep track of days save to know when to expect your favourite show, it’s pretty much going at a normal pace. Or maybe because Internet wormholes have been […]

The B Word

The B Word

Coming out as bisexual felt like a scam. It was supposed to be this liberating act of breaking down the door and announcing to the world that im here, im bi, get used to it… but, nothing changed.   I tried the aesthetics to walk […]

Bad For The Brand

Bad For The Brand

I’ve always had a very visceral reaction to people who say things like ‘I’m now a brand’ but  I have never really been able to put my finger on it.   Brand [noun] i] a type of product manufactured by a particular company under a […]