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Black Braids

Watching my grandmother comb her hair every morning after her shower was like watching a small ceremony. She would emerge from a hot steamy bathroom, her hair wet and slippery like a black snake draped over her betowelled shoulders. In reverent silence, She would glide towards the terrace with myself close at her heels carrying…… Continue reading Black Braids

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Strawberry Fields Forever

What a week I have had! Trying to get back into the swing of fulltime study in my final year at University has come with some incredible challenges-balancing my schedule, classes, work rosters, clashing units and being able to make time for the people I love was stressful but also extremely fulfilling. At the end of the first week back I was due for some much needed “ME” time. Imagine my delight when I came home from work on a Friday to find that Mr Mailman had left me a package from the lovely folks at Trashy Diva! It was time to mix blogging with pleasure and so I gathered my picnic basket, some snacks and with the partner and his camera in tow, we headed out to the local park for a picnic and photoshoot!