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The ‘feel good’ make-up lesson

If you have seen my Instagram posts you must definitely have realized that me and make up are distant cousins. Not that I have anything against it as you’d have noticed that I occassionally try to use it. What had previously discouraged me is not

Will it ever heal?

I have looked at my scars and said “wow, that healed well.” I’m forever fascinated by how exceptionally well the human body can recover from being cut or even torn severely by one external force or another. Some times you see by the different pigmentation on a

Into the lion’s den

(Fiction) A toddler wandered into the lion’s den once upon a time. No one knows how this happened and no one knows why she was out there all alone to begin with. What is known however is that wandering into the lion’s den could be

The cold hard cement can teach you great lessons

Sometimes in life one does not realize how bad things are becoming until you fall flat down with your face on the ground. Being young and naïve doesn’t help either when you are heading for dark dangerous areas. You see, I grew up under the

Cold rainy days are for warm outings

This time of the year is great in Pietermaritzburg, it is cool and the flowers and trees are beautiful. All looks so great but God knows I hate the unpredictable London-like weather. Despite heating up the room and a cup of soup, still feels like

The day the devil went to church

(Fiction) One evening the devil was sitting and reflecting on all the things he’d done. While reminiscing on his life, he realized that he had really done a lot of damage to a lot of innocent people and some who weren’t so innocent. All this

Hush little angel

Hush little angel don’t you cry, Don’t shed a tear for the unknown, Hush little angel don’t make a sound, Don’t let the devil know you are troubled. Hush my baby don’t be sad, I’ll make all things alright, Hush my sweet one, don’t fall

The woman you always thought you could be

Remember when you were young you always imagined yourself as various women. You were the doctor who took care of all the sick patients despite their ailments, you cured everything. You were a perfect musician, the whole package, you sang and danced and even had

Tweety bird

Oh tweety bird, Why are you so full of fear? Why do you not do what you long for? You were born for this, why do you fear it? Your wings may be small but they will carry you, They will carry you to the

Introduction to Afro

Before Pitch-Black showed up on the scene I used to have hair that my friends criticized because no matter how much I relaxed it and took care of it accordingly, it would always go back to its natural state within a week. After Pitch-Black came

Peace: A temporary situation in reality.

The word, peace, according to dictionary definitions means: – A state of tranquility, quiet, and harmony; absence of violence. For instance, a state free from civil disturbance. – A state free of oppressive and unpleasant thoughts and emotions. – Harmony in personal relations. – A