Kayak for one?

I covered an article the last time on how travelling liberates you and gives you a different perspective towards life each time you visit a new destination. I was under a false assumption that the cor…

(Un)finding myself

My mother possesses the most beautiful black curls I have seen. The closest I have seen it replicated anywhere then was in the Greek mythology book I own – I saw it vaguely in the grainy pictures of M…

Just What Is It With Love?

It all started with a conversation. I was talking to my friend Bernard a day before the oh-it’s-that-day-again Valentine’s day. For some of my long-time companions, Bernard included, ̶…

Balance

By Aslam Shah The sun sets and darkness thrives, Without rain there won’t be a rainbow. Every death accommodates new life, Mistakes are needed for lessons to follow. The end is always a new begi…

The Silent Majority

It has been nearly two weeks since Trump took office in the White House. Within those two weeks, he has continued the overarching theme of his campaign: division. His numerous executive orders and pre…

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