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.
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….
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. 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…
We could be friends, we could date, we could hang out. As long as you do these 5 simple things. 1. Food. Fries Before Guys. Food Before Dudes. I can’t say this enough. Get me good food and you have me. My current favorites are some Nuvita biscuits called Hobnobs. Wueh! Those little chocolatey traitors will be the reason I get love handles.
Happy New Month. I love September. Mostly because it’s my birthday month. And my sister’s. And my brother’s. And John Wick’s. And Beyonce’s. Do you share a birthday month with Beyonce? Will Smith? No? Sit down. This awesome month, I am embarking on