Just A Matter Of Time

Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.– Molière The alarm goes off. Activating my fight-flight mode. I automatically lunge for my device vibrating violently on the bedroom floor. Eyes still closed, I hit the stop button and fall back into bed hiding under the duvet. Aaahgh!!! I hate alarms. Why do they … Continue reading Just A Matter Of Time

The Stakeout

Life takes you to unexpected places. Love brings you home.– Melissa McClone The darkness of the German night sky felt ominous tonight. It was very quiet. A little too quiet even for our tiny village on the outskirts of Siegerland. Though street lights illuminated the pavements and surrounding houses, creating the illusion of life, the … Continue reading The Stakeout

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)

On the Verge of Free-forming (Pt.2)

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)

On the Verge of Free-forming (Pt.1)

‘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)

A Year of Unorthodox Lessons in Hair

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

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…