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On Letting Go

“It is beautiful beneath the sea, but if you stay too long you’ll drown” – The Three-Eyed Raven, Game of Thrones So if you’re like me and your pretend face is really good, and your fall-back game is strong, you…

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On Staying Right in the Middle

There’s a middle, and anyone who has been severely depressed and has had to take mood stabilizers would know this. Because you’re trying not to feel the valley lows, you become a bit numb to the really highs. So you’re…

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Stay Here With Me

When rejection makes you do a double take on your self-esteem, remember the gifts that you have to offer the world – Gbemisola Ero-Phillips   My darling, you’ve been looking back way too long. Do you not see how looking back…

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Love in the Time of Internet

I wanted to title this “The commodification of love” but I don’t know if that quite captures it. So I played with Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera. Sometimes it does feel like love has been commodified…

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Why am I still single?

 Short Answer: I’m a bad person. Long Answer: I’m a really really bad person. I’ve come a long way from thinking I’m a really nice person and people should look inwards to my beautiful soul to understanding and knowing and…

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In Retrospect

I had a million things to write, but I’ll save it.   I’m mighty grateful for a year in which I saw many different sides of myself, my friends (and those I thought were my friends), my family and my…

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Carpe Annum

“Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature’s laws wrong, it learned to walk without having feet. Funny, it seems to by keeping it’s dreams; it learned to breathe fresh air. Long…

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2016: Happy New Year

Ha! Another One *in DJ Khaled’s voice*   I know I’m like two days late but had to go be with family.  Happy New Year. I miss when I used to text or call everyone around New Year to wish them a…

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Best of 2015

 In the New Year, I promise to do a little more visuals, and maybe even vlog. But till then, dem no throway pikin with the water. So here’s my year in summary. (I originally shared a Youtube slide. I think I’ve…

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2015: Don’t Look Back In Anger

“Comparison is an act of violence against the self” – Iyanla Vanzant   This year I think that Instagram was one of my biggest weaknesses. The thing with Instagram is that everyone puts the good out there for you to…

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