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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

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 · 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

Life · Me · Thoughts

Adulthood: You bitch.

At what point in your life did you realise you're finally an adult? Adulting is a bitch. At times its silly, like days when I want my mom to make my dentist appointments or when I want her to explain to the doctor what's wrong with me. Then there times when adulting is overwhelming such… Continue reading Adulthood: You bitch.

Life · Me · Thoughts · Women

What do you really love about me?

Here we go, yet another blog post on love. I know, I know. You've heard enough about love, but I'm gonna talk about it anyway because I can (I love you dear reader please don't leave me). I came across this tweet on International Women's day a couple of days ago. You can click through… Continue reading What do you really love about me?

Beauty · Life · Me · Prose · Thoughts

The honesty of self-love

  Let's be honest. Just how much do you love yourself? Put a number on it. Out of 10? Put a monetary figure on it if you like. If I wanted to buy your self-love for myself, how much would you charge me? How much is it worth? For the longest time I lived in… Continue reading The honesty of self-love

Me · Poetry · Thoughts

Too.

They said I'm too soft. I live with my heart on the outside. I'm made of flowers dripping with honey. The scent of newborn babies lifts my spirit. Strangers in love tug on my heart strings. I want to hug everyone, I kid you not. I cry, a lot. I. Feel. Everything. They told me… Continue reading Too.

Life · Me

Yes, I know I’m unemployed.

Unemployment is tough, and sometimes you don't even want to get out of bed. But get up anyway, brush your teeth, then go back to sleep. But truly, unemployment is a mindfcuk. There's a level of psychological trauma that comes with it. You see people your age, or younger, growing more and more successful and… Continue reading Yes, I know I’m unemployed.

Life · Me

Occupation: Student..Oh wait.

Its been 54.5 hours, or 3,275 minutes, or 196,570 seconds (and counting) since I officially graduated from university. Most people that congratulated me asked "how does it feel?", and I gave them the same answer. Exactly the same. Nothing has changed. I lied. I flew back home today. I arrived 180.2 minutes ago (and counting).… Continue reading Occupation: Student..Oh wait.

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Update

Woweee so much has happened since my last post. First off, I graduated!YAY! More about that later. Second, I moved back home to Zambia. I haven't lived in Zambia since 2003 so its been interesting and challenging in ways I didn't expect. I am still settling down, trying to find my feet. I do plan… Continue reading Update