Book Review

Book Review: The Curator by Jacques Strauss

Disclaimer: This is not a book for people who like their characters likeable and redemption around the corner. I totally enjoyed this book because it was queer and fresh and filled with such dark humour I couldn’t help myself. It is such a weird choice for anyone but then again the weird ones always make… Continue reading Book Review: The Curator by Jacques Strauss

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BOOK REVIEW: The beautiful things that heaven bears by Dinaw Mengestu

So far I have read Kenyan, Nigerian, South African, Ghanian, Egyptian, Ugandan and now Ethiopian. I have found myself gravitating towards books that make me think about life and how life weaves itself in its own way and at its own time. The beautiful things that heaven bears is one such book. Deep and mesmerizing… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The beautiful things that heaven bears by Dinaw Mengestu

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BOOK REVIEW: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin

“Four women…one husband…and a devastating secret” I read this book three weeks ago, I think, but i’ve been so busy with my day job and planning my life that I have barely had time to breathe. Suffice to say, I was like, “there is no way im not writing a book review about Baba Segi’s… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin

Thoughts & REFLECTIONS

November, Heartbeats, Mothers

Every year when November is around the corner I find myself getting this lump in my throat. I feel tired and exhausted when I wake up (more than most days) and I try to convince myself its just the… Source: November, Heartbeats, Mothers

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November, Heartbeats, Mothers

Every year when November is around the corner I find myself getting this lump in my throat. I feel tired and exhausted when I wake up (more than most days) and I try to convince myself its just the motions of the year ending. But my brain and my heart always know that feeling…And for… Continue reading November, Heartbeats, Mothers

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REJECTION

Universal emotions and experiences, like love, hate, pain, happiness … rejection. As long as you have experienced any living in this life you have gone through rejecting and being rejected. Its like one of the engines that turns the wheels of life. Whether from a job, family, a loved one, school..It is sharp and distinct,… Continue reading REJECTION

Book Review · Thoughts & REFLECTIONS

LIFE

I’ve been jostling around for days with the notion of writing a poem about life. Because life is kind of like poetry. There is an imbalance about it that always makes it imperfect. Yet the same imbalance is so distinct and pure…it ends up being perfect. People are grappling everyday with how we came to… Continue reading LIFE