So the other day I spent the evening babysitting my four year old nephew. And as we were going through our collection of DVDs he decided to nonchalantly drop a massive bomb on me. He’d never seen Disney’s The Lion King movie. And he wasn’t even moderately interested in ever watching it. Is your mouth hanging open right … More Kids These Days!
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
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?
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?!
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?
On 23rd June 2016 a referendum will be held in the UK to decide whether we will leave the European Union or remain as a member state. Now I won’t profess to being an expert in politics or even try to convince you that I know a great deal when it comes to the EU, because … More To Brexit Or Not To Brexit?
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
“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
‘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
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