Julie Andrews sang, "Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles and warm woollen mittens, brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favourite things" but I didn't relate to the song as deeply as I do now in my late 20s. Sure it can be perceived as … Continue reading Love Language? Jewellery
First person to introduce me to SiR was one of my long time friends, a gem really. She mentioned how the song "Hair Down" featuring Kendrick Lamar reminded her of Foxy, my former alter ego. With intrigue, I listened to the track expecting something adjacent to Cardi B or Nicki Minaj cause people often mistook … Continue reading Chasing Summer — SiR
First time I listened to Jidenna was when he released the song Classic Man. It was such a vibe so I instantly grew a liking to him. Of course being an existing Janelle Monáe fan, when Yoga was released I was also all over that. And rightfully so, when Jidenna finally realised his album The … Continue reading 85 To Africa — Jidenna
It's been just over 3 months since I started using Oh So Heavenly's Set The Tone facial range. After having watched a controversial YouTube video about all the BS behind-the-scenes at The Body Shop, I decided my money was better spent elsewhere. Plus, how can a girl say no to affordable skincare? She can't, she … Continue reading Set The Tone With OSH!
When working on healing and growth, triggers are an all too common trait. Often I've found myself upset at the lack of a "trigger warning" be it on the news, social media, or life in general. I found myself going through intense distress and dis-ease when there is no warning, therefore, no mental preparation, and … Continue reading Trigger Protection Mantra — Jhené Aiko
Couple weeks ago I was having serious burger cravings. But not just any ol' veggie burger craving — I needed something substantially satisfying. My friend and I decided to go to Lexi's Healthy Eatery (Sandton) for lunch. This was the perfect restaurant of choice because it accommodates me as a plant-based foodie, and my friend as a … Continue reading Beyond Burger at Lexi’s
Couple weeks ago I was watching "Someone Great" on Netflix then a proper jam came on during one of the scenes. I quickly grabbed my phone, as one does, and asked Siri "What song is this?". This is how I discovered Lizzo's song "Truth Hurts". I can be resistant to change so I was literally … Continue reading I’m Crying Cuz I Love Lizzo!