I’ve just been going through Facebook messages with people I had crushes on…10 years ago. I sound so unbroken. So believing. So cavalier.
Has someone in your life recently gone through a breakup? This is a handy series about what not to say when this happens, to someone you love, someone you care about, someone you vaguely like, an acquaintance, a stranger on the street, or your friendly neighbourhood hobo. In short, this is a series about what […]
This feels like a familiar feeling that I can’t remember feeling before. The pain comes and goes, typical of waves of grief, where sometimes there’s nothing at all and you go through an entire day without thinking anything of it. Then you wake up the next day and it’s present, surrounding you like a body […]
I didn’t shave. I completely forgot that I was trying to do something nice for mankind, and so I went into my second lesson all willy-nilly, bushy-tushy. And I discovered that dancing kizomba is really hard. Why? Because it’s like having an orgasm. I’m explaining! Just chill! So, salsa, kizomba, all those tudances, need you […]
So this is the reason why I might start shaving my armpits again. I started dancing. Not in the club every evening with Nairobians trying to avoid jam, cops and a loveless household, but practicing. Not for cardio, but also kind of for cardio, and kind of for fun. The thing is, I’ve never really […]
Do advertisements actually work on people? I wonder at the psychology behind constant advertising sometimes. I am not sure how much I buy off of a super enthusiastic bad actor selling me a product on TV. In fact, I am more likely to buy something because someone I know or someone I like/trust tells me […]
I hate seeing my exes. Ok, I don’t hate seeing all of my exes. There are some who I’m very happy to see. I like seeing the ones who I split with amicably. There was even some horizontal tangoing post the breakup just to be officially done – the prescribed last three rodeos before retirement […]