Top 10 moments of 2017.

This year has been really interesting. With the absolute shambles that is 2017 drawing to a close, I wanted to take a moment to celebrate my personal achievements and enjoyments of the year. I am excited to be heading into 2018 and for everything that it may involve. I’ve realised that releasing an album and …

PH balance.

It is often only once you are clear of an experience that you are able to recall it for what it was, as a whole, and with absolute joy. That is how I feel about backpacking around the Philippines with Clarissa. It was the best of times, and then, for a little tiny bit, it …

A picture speaks 860 words. 

It takes me back. It takes me back seven months and reminds me of what we went through. The first thing anyone else seems to notice is my smile. I hate my smile. I see the bus. That was the bus that was supposed to collect us at the end of the trek and take …

Sad face and silk sheets. 

This photo is a year old today. I only know that because a part of me knew I would get better and therefore kept note of the date. I don’t know if you can tell but this is me at a real low. The lowest I had felt in a very long time. I got …

The first rule of book club is…

In a weird twist of fate, I was asked a couple of months ago how I felt about a book group selecting one of my books to read. Understandably, I said I would be delighted. As the group was purely women I suggested Yallah! as being my most open and appropriate book for the audience. …