The Gift of a Blog: A Love Story

I once had a job, after I’d completed my masters in English Literature, and jumped at the first paycheck offered me… As a high school English teacher. But I grew ever more miserable, ever more depleted…. As I wrote in a previous blog, I was living an unliveable life. I saw my psychiatrist from the […]

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An ode to hairdressers and good coffee

I have a hairdresser who has walked many moons with me over the years, and to whom I always return (whenever this penniless writer can afford such things like haircuts!!)…. She inspires me daily… With her can-do attitude… With her ability to avoid the evils of social media and use it for good (say, for […]

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HP: Writing is a communal thing… BAP: Don’t you mean storytelling…?

After an amazing morning of exchange and dialogue over ricoffy and (yes, the healthy man of simple tastes, sisonkepapu!) water, with the creative minds behind the upcoming event, Between Absence and Presence… Here’s what we came up with… Just for now! I intend on a follow-up! These two guys, the ones-and-only’s sisonkepapu and Unathi Slasha, […]

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The Gift of Poetry: A Love Story

My last blog post featured a story that I was gifted by a stranger… She had told me of the loss of her husband and the gift of a watch, and what the watch now meant to her, how dear it was to her, how close to her heart… I’ve been pondering on this for […]

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The gift of a watch: A love story

Today, I am in the mood for simplicity… So I will keep this short and sweet. Just a little love story as most of my stories are in their own way. It was something I posted this morning on Facebook and I felt like treasuring it as a keepsake on my blog… To remind me, […]

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