Week 4 Highlights

What made you smile/laugh this week


Veiled With Mystery

Spotlight on Desert Winds Photography

Where to next?

I am so envious of the people who are fortunate enough to travel the world and discover its many wonders. I can spend hours and hours scrolling through articles and pictures of places that have been visited. I mean how can you not? This world is home to such exotic and phenomenal places that only... Continue Reading →

Once A Stranger

Do you ever go back and wonder about the random strangers you had a brief encounter with on certain days? The random dude you made awkward eye contact with at a café. The lady who offered to help you carry your bags when your hands were full. The little toddler who played hide and seek... Continue Reading →

My beloved Sénégal

When I mention to the curious members of society that I come from Senegal, 6.5 times out of 10 I get responses that include but are not limited to: "Somalia? Sudan?" *confused face with a not-so-reassuing "Oohhhh!"* "Where is that?" "El-Hadji Diouf!" (former Senegalese National Football team superstar) "I love Akon" Either way, what I... Continue Reading →

You Do You

Chicken legs, banana face, small head, high butt, too-many-teeth, skeleton; boy have I heard it all when it comes to my physical appearance being critisized. There was a period of time in my life when any negative comment about my body would cut me deep and I would spend hours or days trying to figure... Continue Reading →

Multicultural Identity

For those of us fortunate enough to have grown up in multicultural societies, we most likely have adopted certain behaviours from the various cultures we were exposed to. The people I went to school with and the people I currently know come from a multitude of countries and reflecting back on this made me realize... Continue Reading →

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