The One Where Little Miss Confident Becomes Insecure

Very recently I was diagnosed with Blepharitis, nothing life-threatening, just a pain in my backside! It basically means that due to blocked up glands around my eyelashes, my eyelids and under eyes can swell up at the drop of a hat, making me look like I’ve been punched in the face. Blepharitis flare ups can … More The One Where Little Miss Confident Becomes Insecure

Dude, I’m An Onion!

I shrug my shoulders and shake my head…what to do? The only compliments that you give consist of words like “sexy”, or “hot”, or “fit”…cringe! You’re reducing my appeal purely to the physical when I know that I’m much more than that. Tell me that you like how I’m witty, or driven, or compassionate, Don’t … More Dude, I’m An Onion!

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?