Life · Me · Prose · Thoughts

The one about the ugly fan 

For some reason, we only have one fan in our house. Out of a family of 7 people living in 5 bedrooms, we somehow ended up with just the one. It’s big, ugly, cumbersome to carry and broken so no one ever wants to move it around, keep it in their room, or in any… Continue reading The one about the ugly fan 

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Life · Me · Thoughts

Stop in the name of chicken

  I've been feeling strongly that I am in a season of cleansing. I didn't plan it, I found myself in it two weeks ago- between 3-5 am in the morning. I couldn't sleep that morning so on impulse I typed a list in my phone of things that I didn't want to do and… Continue reading Stop in the name of chicken

Life · Me · Thoughts

The Long and Short of it

A friend of mine likes to say life is not short, it's long, because there is nothing you can do that's longer than living. No matter what age you live up to, it will still be the longest you live; the longest you can ever know. To that I always ask what about people who die… Continue reading The Long and Short of it

Blogging Challenges · Life · Me

30 Day Blogging Challenge : DAY 6 – What Are You Afraid Of?

What am I afraid of you ask? Ants. So tiny but so capable. So organised. So frightening. Minions. Not the ones in the movies. Grown ass minion mascots/costumes freak me out. 2.1 Actually all them full grown Disney characters can stay the hell away from me too. Small spaces Not getting pregnant. Not living my… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge : DAY 6 – What Are You Afraid Of?

Blogging Challenges · Life · Me

30 Day Blogging Challenge: DAY 1- My Blog’s Name

I'm in the mood to try something new so here goes!   I've seen blogging challenges like this all over the interwebs and I've never felt like trying them. Partly because its a commitment I am too lazy for and also because I am a bit full of myself and prefer waiting for a brilliant… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge: DAY 1- My Blog’s Name

Life · Me

5 Reasons Not to Fall in Love

Number 1: Toenails After spending your life successfully avoiding touching or sniffing people's feet intentionally or accidentally, you will find yourself clipping your loved one's toenails. It is still gross but you won't care. You might even tickle their feet while you do it. Because you are in love and suddenly you touch feet. This… Continue reading 5 Reasons Not to Fall in Love

Debate · Life · Thoughts

The Balance between Privilege and Oppression

There is a very delicate balance between acknowledging your privilege and simultaneously being aware of your oppression. In any given situation it may happen that you are in a position to be both the oppressor, and the oppressed.  At any given time you could be powerful, within measure, and also powerless against the systems that… Continue reading The Balance between Privilege and Oppression

Life · Me · Places

Valentine’s Dinner at Wild Geese Lodge

I know what you're thinking; you're sick of hearing about Valentines. But you are reading this so are you really? Aw look at you, you softy. I kid. I completely understand how valentines can feel a bit suffocating. Its not something I often write or speak about but I'm making an exception. My person and… Continue reading Valentine’s Dinner at Wild Geese Lodge

Life · Women

For Shame

Tell me. Have you ever heard a man be accused of bringing shame to his family because he mistreated his wife? Are abusive men ever accused of disgracing their families? Are perpetrators of domestic abuse ever disowned by their families for destroying women's lives?  I'll tell you what I've seen a hundred times over. I've… Continue reading For Shame

Life · Me · Women

Episodes

I didn't know how hard car windows were until my head was smashed against one. I thought it would break; not because I thought windows were that fragile but because he was so strong, and so angry, I really thought it would break. Its weird, I didn't feel the pain at the time. I was… Continue reading Episodes