Elevate

I recently celebrated a birthday. Mine to be exact. I love my birthday and the older I get the more exciting it is for me. It really is a blessing to be alive, and birthdays for me are like a testament to […]

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Mother Dear,

Who is a perfect mother? This is a question that was posed to me recently as part of a much larger conversation around a project dubbed Unmothering The Woman. Details on this project will come later.  Back to the question; I had […]

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Square Peg

Brushing her teeth, she stared at her reflection in the mirror. She liked her face. She had a good face. Her eyebrows were sparse but she didn’t care, she could always fill them in. Thank goodness for adulthood because her adolescent acne […]

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Zing!

So about a week ago I watched the movie Bombshell on Showmax. Check it out! Spoiler Alert! The movie is based on actual people and actual events. I loved how the plot has layers where there is more than one story being […]

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Lose Yourself

I am not a hip hop head. I mean, there are a few songs (Raps?) I listen to and I think to myself,  “ Hmmm,this is really good music.”. Either because it has a catchy beat, or a nice track or I […]

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Too close for comfort

I would not describe myself as the type of person who wears her emotions on her sleeve. I wear my emotions like candy. Candy that is pure sugar, especially on the outside. Making sugar candy is a game of various boiling points […]

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Mama

July is the month in which my mum was born, smack dab in the middle of the month. Usually on her birthday we have a family lunch followed by cake. Given the current lockdown status, that did not happen. Either way, we […]

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Unraveling

Whilst I don’t have  a writing process or a formula, there is a method to the madness. I usually write from what I consume online or conversations I’ve had, or I draw from my own past life experiences. This week was a […]

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(7)

He’s so perfect. Buzz Buzz. The fuchsia blink on her phone is an alert that he’s on the other end. She grabs her phone quickly and swipes up. (7). Seven. That means seven perfectly-crafted messages. Seven heartfelt thoughts. Seven things to look […]

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Your Man Could Never.

Imagine a world where you, a man or your son, brother, nephew, uncle: Has to check in with his boys everytime he goes out to let them know where he’s going to be and who he is hanging out with. Just to […]

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