Surviving COVID Lockdown

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change – Charles Darwin 2 days Pre-Lockdown[21/03/2020] ‘God catch you!’ came the muffled cackle of my dishevelled locs. ‘Mm-hmm! This is karma! After you go and lock me up, you can now have a taste … Continue reading Surviving COVID Lockdown

The Glory Days (Pt.2)

As promised! Here it is!!! The Glory Days Pt. 2! These have got to be my favourite days especially the chunky twist era! Oh my days! My chunky twists were the ONE ☝🏼 What was just a trend for most ladies, I was certain I was going to live in for the rest of my life- … Continue reading The Glory Days (Pt.2)

The Glory Days (pt.1)

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)

Girl in Progress!

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!

Living with Trimophobia…

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…

You did naahhh just touch my hair?!!

It had rained earlier today and the sun was finally peeking out from behind a light grey curtain. Its warm fingers gently stroked my face. Really, I should have been grateful to see that yellow sun hanging in the corner of my window but I just couldn’t get over the disaster that could have taken … Continue reading You did naahhh just touch my hair?!!

How did we get here?

‘Now why would you do this?’ Silence. ‘I thought…we had something good. What went wrong? We were getting on so well.’ More silence. I Sigh. ‘Okaaay, what did I do wrong this time?’ I stared at the mound of coily black locks perched on the corner of the bathroom sink. I had never seen that … Continue reading How did we get here?