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June 2016

The Good Guy

I’m not the good guy here, let me make that clear straight away. In this story, no one is.

I recently saw a quote that said something along the lines of “The wolf will always be the bad guy if Red Riding Hood is telling the story” And it got me thinking… Real life is way more complicated than fairy-tale. The characters aren’t as clear as you would imagine. Continue reading “The Good Guy”

Strange Fruition

Don’t know much about history
Don’t know much biology
Don’t know much about a science book
Don’t know much about the French I took

But I do know that I love you
And I know that if you love me too
What a wonderful world this would be

-Sam Cooke Continue reading “Strange Fruition”

A Short Memoir of An African Girl

I grew up in a small village, in a small country most people don’t know about, but I knew I wasn’t destined to be small.

As far back as I can remember, my mother has always been pushing me to get married. Every order she ever gave me was based on the premise of one day pleasing my future husband. Continue reading “A Short Memoir of An African Girl”

Boys in Books are indeed Better

I won’t pretend that I know much about love and relationships, but I have had a few, and in all honesty, they didn’t suck. However, I was recently listening to Carrie Fletcher’s song “Boys in Books are Better”, and reminisced of when I used to listen to this song non-stop and thought it was so true. Continue reading “Boys in Books are indeed Better”

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