My crowning glory, Our on and off romance has lasted just about five years. There were times when all I wanted to do was caress your beautiful strands and times when all I wanted to do was cut them all off! 😡😤😡But truth be told, looking back on all those memories, I am so proud … Continue reading The Glory Days (pt.1)
Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear – George Addair Y’all will not believe what I have gone and done! I’ve locked up my hair!!! And you won’t believe how long ago I did it too. Three months ago! That’s right! I’ve officially passed the chicken test! Yes! Last November on … Continue reading OMG!!! I Did It!
I remember when, I remember, I remember when I lost my mind. There was something so pleasant about that place – Gnarls Barkley, Crazy Following my last post expressing my intentions to free-form, I have received mixed reactions from friends and family. Some are like, ‘Ride on girl, do your thang!’ (cough, cough 😅👍🏽) while others … Continue reading On the Verge of Free-forming (Pt.2)
‘That’s a pretty …fast year flew by’ – Frank Ocean, Skyline To It’s been a mighty long while but good news, I am back! I know I went completely AWOL last year. I can’t even pretend that my neglect wasn’t noticeable so I’m stating it clearly. I went MIA and I sincerely apologise. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 I’m … Continue reading On the Verge of Free-forming (Pt.1)
Life has been a lot less crazy since my decision last month to take the back seat and give nature a freer hand in my hair journey. I can’t believe how peaceful things have been! I keep expecting my hair to act out spontaneously, perhaps by biting at me like a ferocious puppy or something but instead … Continue reading Going With The Flow
We formed a little crowd on the edge of Aunty’s garden which was still under construction, waving sparklers and drinking wine. I clung unto bae as we stared up at the multitude of colours that lit up the foggy new year sky. Half amazed, half shaken. The fireworks looked heavenly but sounded like grenades and … Continue reading A Year of Unorthodox Lessons in Hair
The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. -Anon On day one of my reduced manipulation experiment I was very excited. I jumped about like a little girl setting out on a grand adventure. I told Dan all about my amazing plan and how I believed that this could really … Continue reading Girl in Progress!
Trimophobia. What’s that you say. I know it sounds like a terrible mental condition that requires a lot of pill popping but its not. Trimophobia is what I use to describe my fear of losing hair from trims. I’ve had a number of epic fails when it comes to growing my hair. For example, my first attempt … Continue reading Living with Trimophobia…
The room was practically empty except for a wooden desk and two chairs. The desk occupied most of the space in the room. Above it, hung a single lightbulb. Although it generated enough light to cause blindness, it still managed to leave the rest of the room in total darkness. The desk was cold to … Continue reading The Curious Case of Mrs Hyde
The gallery on its own was very beautiful even without the works of art displayed inside. It was so warm and welcoming considering the stormy weather. Its colourful walls looked like a packet of skittles exploded, with each skittle choosing a wall to land on and overtime melting and spreading all over it. One wall … Continue reading To Be (Crazy) Or Not To Be…