Grey – The Play

Grey is described as a “colourful, candid show exploring depression and black women’s mental health”. The brainchild of the incredibly talented Koko Brown, this masterpiece of a play is a coalesce of BSL (British Sign Language), spoken word and vocal looping. Koko's plays a nameless character simply known as Women. Women is an individual suffering … Continue reading Grey – The Play

My Birthday’s Back Again

It's the anniversary of both my blog and my birth day. The first article I ever wrote (maybe not published) was 'Birthday Blues' and it was written out of necessity. Birthday blues aka the recurring feeling of sadness and despair that occurs as my birthday comes round. Each year I become overwhelmed with the tears … Continue reading My Birthday’s Back Again

Disappearing Acts, Weight Gain & Insta Sets

Weight Gain & Disappearing ActsFor a while I was kidding myself, I believed it was just holiday weight from all the Christmas calories consumed. But its now almost 6 months after the festive season and I've come to the conclusion, that I've just gotten bigger. I keep trying to shed this extra weight with dance … Continue reading Disappearing Acts, Weight Gain & Insta Sets

U . N . D . E . R . D . O . G

To my lost one I would have changed everything about myself to please youRather than have the self respect or the resolve to leave youLast week, I would have made every concession, But now I have to vie for your affectionNow I have to compete for your attentionThere is no competition, I can't do this … Continue reading U . N . D . E . R . D . O . G

Dating While Depressed – Part 1

Dating while depressed is just an extremely difficult process and a hard decision to make. The very nature of dating and opening up your heart to someone requires vulnerability and a certain fragility. Allowing myself to be that vulnerable and open while already in a compromised headspace is draining. Furthermore current dating protocols mean everyone … Continue reading Dating While Depressed – Part 1

Summer Seventeen (Repeated)

I let this guy first ruin my life in 2017, it’s now 2019 and I’m still having sleepless nights over him. Is this what happens when someone with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD) meets someone with Emotional Detachment Disorder (EDD) and everything implodes. I have too many feelings, they're all are too intense and his … Continue reading Summer Seventeen (Repeated)

To Be Or Not To Be, That Is The Question

  In the words of Keyshia Cole, "I changed my mind, I don't want you no more". I feel like I've only just finished editing my last post about re-entering the dating pool, only for me to decide "computer says no". In the past couple months I've been on a few dates and talked to … Continue reading To Be Or Not To Be, That Is The Question

Solve Birthday Blues

I recently turned 23, which when all considered is an irrelevant year with that within the context of life is insignificant. Far from being a milestone and barring anything personally momentous occurring, over time it becomes muddled into the twenty somethings. I struggle with birthdays regardless of the number; the irony of celebrating your birth, … Continue reading Solve Birthday Blues