Modern Dating

These days it’s all about the chase, The chase and the perfect poker face. We all know the game, The rules never change. Like a match of chess, But this causes more stress! We act like we’re unavailable; so mysterious, Keeping them guessing, keeping them curious. Trying to play it cool, So as not to look … More Modern Dating

Armageddon?

So I realised that I haven’t blogged in a while. Am I suffering from a severe case of writer’s block? Hmm I don’t think so. The issue is more to do with the fact that I’m lacking in inspiration. Even when I do manage to muster an ounce of hope and excitement I’ll turn on the News … More Armageddon?

What Will People Think?!

When you have a large extended family or live in a close-knit community that holds strong traditions and values often any major/minor decisions that you make bring with them the stinking undertone of what will people think?  For example: quitting your job with no backup plan, leaving your degree halfway through to go travelling, marrying a middle-aged Rasta because you … More What Will People Think?!

Is Snapchat Racist?

A Buzzfeed reporter took the words right out of my mouth in a recently published article regarding Snapchat and its controversial ‘beauty’ filters. I was actually discussing this topic with my sister a few weeks back, pondering whether or not to write about it but they beat me to the punch; damn you Buzzfeed! Although all tantrums aside, of course … More Is Snapchat Racist?

Social Media Stalking

Cards on the table, let’s be real for a moment. Whether it’s because we’ve been bored out of our minds, or caught up in our feelings, or trying to find any which way to procrastinate, we’re all guilty of having crept on to an ex’s/old school friend’s/completely random person’s Facebook/Instagram/Twitter page. Face it, it happens, we’ve … More Social Media Stalking

Keeping Schtum

“Being nice to someone you don’t like doesn’t mean you’re fake, it means you’re mature enough to tolerate your dislike for them.” I stumbled upon that quote this morning and thought to myself wow, how true is that?! Well only of course once we replace the ‘being nice’ part with ‘being civil’, because come on we’re only human after all, can’t … More Keeping Schtum

In My Own Time

‘Time to grow up’, you say Time to buckle down Student-time is over, take off that YOLO crown!   Time to think ahead now Time to make a plan It’s time to build a career, think about mortgages, find a good man!   But what if I say no? No, not yet But what if … More In My Own Time

Labels

My friend and I were discussing this topic on the train the other day: why are we all so obsessed with labels? Why do we feel the need to constantly have to define ourselves and others and fit into neat little boxes? Whether it’s consciously or subconsciously we all do it, I guess it’s an insecurity that … More Labels

Overchoice

I’ve come to a conclusion: having too many options causes nothing but trouble. I was sitting on my bed browsing through Netflix for almost two hours last night trying to choose a film to watch and what was the end result? I got tired, gave up and went to sleep, there was just too much … More Overchoice