Memes Galore!

Tossing and turning in my bed late last night a random thought crept into my head: why do we love memes so much? Okay yes, I’m definitely scoring a solid eight on the oddball scale right about now but all that aside, think about it! I mean I’m largely talking to all the millennials out … More Memes Galore!

Reason Or Season?

‘Did I meet you for a reason or for a season?’, like J. Cole, I find myself wondering what indeed the answer to that question is… There’s an old saying, something along the lines of: those who you expect to be a part of your story are sometimes only supposed to be a chapter. But … More Reason Or Season?

My Dad

Furrowed brow and hardened hands, Tough as nails exterior, now that’s a real man. Strong opinions, an unwavering gaze, Abstains from laughter for days and days. This is the way that you’ve always been, Although a gentler side I’ve occasionally seen. Like when you talk about your parents or the grandkids are around, Your demeanour softens, … More My Dad

Be Yourself

Be weird, Be crazy, Be cheeky, Be lazy!   Be messy, Be loud, Be rambunctious, Be proud!   Be silly, Be dramatic, Be funny, Be enigmatic!   Be authentic, do you, that’s what life’s all about, And if anyone tells you different, just tune them out!  

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?!

Feeling Blessed

Of all the familial titles that I retain I have to say that being an Auntie is definitely my favourite one. On my dad’s side of the family most of my cousins are quite a bit older than me and so in effect I grew up with their kids who were a lot closer to my age. … More Feeling Blessed