Tag Archive | family


For somebody who portrays herself as an idealist, and is considered one by many, I try my best everyday to NOT go against my ideals. I do all that I can to be the best person I can be, to myself and to others, and avoid being unreasonable or unjust. I mean after all, that’s […]

Chivalry or Equality?

Somebody told me that I was a feminist. Another asked me if I was one, and I hesitated. You see despite our-beloved Beyonce’s support of this ‘movement’, Chimamanda Adichie’s celebrated quotes, and Emma Watson’s famous UN speech, the word ‘feminism’ is still, in some way, looked down upon. Today morning I read these two articles: […]


Yesterday night I was watching the second season of Braxton Family Values. It’s an American reality show on Toni Braxton and her family. I really enjoyed it actually. It doesn’t have the overly dramatic incidences that lead to glass throwing and stuff like that. (I mean have you watched Basketball wives?!). I also learnt a […]

The Little things in life…

My alarm went off at 6.00 am! And after pressing the snooze button several times, I got out of bed 30 minutes later. After performing my prayers, I pulled back the window curtains and opened the windows. While at it, it downed on me that it’s been almost 3 weeks since I was situated in […]


It was one of those wet nights. It had been drizzling and the street was empty. The street lights next to the building he had been watching flickered once again, and a cold breeze drafted by. But Dean Wokabi wasn’t affected at all as he sat back in his car. All he did was look […]


Yesterday, my young brother put up a photo without his T-shirt on, and my first reaction was, “‘Why in the world would you put up a half-naked photo of yourself?! I don’t want you turning into those instagram-twitpics-facebook photo-uploading junkies whose main intention of putting up half naked photos of themselves is to get superfluous […]


Heartbroken before? Been there done that right? And it was probably by a boy your age-mate. Several months or just a few years older than you. Whether you wanted him or not at first, he made you want him and lead you on, ending up in some sort of relationship then later cheated on you […]