No matter what corner of the world you are from, currently we are all in the same boat. Except the boat isn’t really a boat, but a raft, made from soaked branches, fallen from rotten trees. There are multiple holes in the raft, water seeps through, and we are sinking, slowly, a couple centimetres each […]
First and foremost, Happy International Women’s Day. I wish you all strength and love. This post is dedicated to the women of my family, past and present, the Valerio women. Women of strength, resilience, women of faith. Women who have helped, knowingly and unknowingly, shape the woman I am today. Women to whom I owe […]
I’m not at all academic. I was never that way inclined, even back when I was an innocent, intelligent and applied high schooler. I do like learning, I love learning new skills, and learning about all the things I’m interested in, but I don’t learn from dense reading text books. I just can’t. I learn […]
Well hello there, dear nobody. How are we today? I must say, I know it is only Wednesday but I’ve had such a creative week already, I thought it only apt to write a little blog post this fine afternoon. I have been blessed with opportunity this week, firstly getting access to a complete dress […]
So, here we are again. Me having completely neglected this blog, after swearing to start taking it seriously following the renewal of my domain. But as this year’s saying goes: it is what it is. It happened, now it’s time to pick it back up and start again. To be fair to myself, very stupidily, […]
Goodbye Forever “Why can’t we all go together?” Rae pleaded. The thought of staying behind filled her with anxiety. She didn’t like being away from her mother for too long. The plan was for mum to go on ahead and get a job and a home sorted for them before the children joined her. Rae […]
This Tiny Town This tiny townis a thousand tiny towns.It is culture dominated neighbourhoods, and it isneighbours sharing thousands of cultures.It’s poverty, and petty crimeand dangerous.It’s mass produced childrentrying to be big,bigger than this tiny town.