Cheating: What is the final straw?

A few weeks before I had started writing exams, a girlfriend was telling me about a party she had attended where the popular topic of ‘cheating’ had been brought up. She – like myself – doesn’t condone the idea, yet the ladies at the party were either involved with someone who cheats or wouldn’t be…

A Silent Place

I’m back! I’m sorry I’ve been quiet for so long but that’s what happens when you’re a student with a full-time career. Now that I’m done writing – and secretly wishing I was on an island typing this post – I’m just grateful to be done and able to focus my time on me again….

The struggle of the successful woman

The older and closer I get to the dirty thirties, the more I notice a shift in myself and my peers. The less cautious one is of preventing the chances of falling pregnant; the more desperate we become to “settle down”; and the less time we want to spend by ourselves. It’s as if the…

A page from my notebook

The art of letter writing has slowly become a forgotten form instead instant messaging, DMs and emails have replaced it. But a few weeks back a friend received a posted letter and I was immediately inspired to gift my ex-boyfriend the same thing. So late Tuesday evening I began scratching around in my art &…

T’s & C’s of marriage

I don’t have any personal experience in marriage, let alone know how to take care of a baby. However this past weekend I learnt quite a bit from family and friends at my cousin’s bridal shower, on their womanly advice to her on what she should expect in marriage. Sister circle My cousin’s older sister…

Wakanda Warriors

I rarely ever entertain the thought of watching popular or highly commercialized movies at the cinema unless of course a friend coaxes me into joining them. However, I decided to take myself out to go watch the much talked about Black Panther. Truthfully, I wasn’t sure what to expect since it was my first time…

Peeling back the layers

Recently, when I came to the realization of my foolish pride I kept thinking about the moment in Shrek 1 when Shrek tells Donkey that just like an onion, he is layered. I can’t remember what sparked the conversation about the onion, but it stuck in my mind when I was confronting myself. I’ve found…