This Is Why You Need To Take A Break From Social Media

This Is Why You Need To Take A Break From Social Media

Have you watched Black Mirror? If you haven’t, you need to. YOU ๐Ÿ‘ HAVE ๐Ÿ‘ TO! The series paints the perfect picture of how social media and the internet in general, has taken over our lives, as we wake up every day to log into our phones and computers and seek validation from strangers on the Internet. Every episode has a different story, a different cast, written by different writers. The only common factor is references to technology and the…

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2017 in Retrospective; 2018 in Perspective

2017 in Retrospective; 2018 in Perspective

I have been unsuccessfully trying to blog for a while. For months, my mind has just been an empty goo of blank. I’d blame it on writer’s block but that wouldn’t entirely be true. The truth is, I have just been lazy. And busy with my 9 to 5. In addition, my hosting expired, sometime after my last post, at a time when I was flat ass broke. Consequently, the blog has pretty much been offline throughout the last quarter…

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Today You Are Here, Tomorrow You Are Somewhere Else

Today You Are Here, Tomorrow You Are Somewhere Else

I am on the commuter train heading to work. Another long day of building someone’s dreams. Another long day of emails, meetings, calls, chats, documents, sign offs, and a tonne of plastic smiles. I have since mastered the art of plastic smiling. Flashing my teeth someone’s way and pretending to be genuinely amused, when I really just want to flip the birdie at them. Yeah, it’s gonna be a long day.

We Need New Names

We Need New Names

I must admit, I haven’t read in a while. Which is bad because a good writer is a good reader. Maybe this is the reason why I lost my mojo and couldn’t write for months. The last book I read was one I have always wanted to read after my friend (thanks, Wilcky) shared an excerpt from it with me; We Need New Names by Noviolet Bulawayo. It is the only book I have really read from start to finish….

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Karma Is A Lost Hen

Karma Is A Lost Hen

I envy people whose shaggz is just a few minutes or hours away from the city. Those who can easily travel home, have lunch with the peeps and travel back, all in a day. ย For me, travelling home via public transport is an entire day or night’s affair, depending on what time I choose to travel; a gruesome 9-hour journey by road. Ten if you are unlucky. Usually, when I travel home, I like to use Easy Coach. I really…

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