ten days ago I posted about the watercolour portrait drawing class i took to help me with my 100 day project on instagram. i’m happy to say that i am now fully recommitted to my project, and working through my frustrations because i can see definite improvements. one of my favourite sayings is “practice makes […]
1. A healthy twelve year old 2. A husband who cooks and washes dishes 3. A variety of fresh herbs that I can pick and use 4. An awesome sister who is the world’s best auntie 5. The earth waking up to a splendid spring 6. The vanilla candle flickering on my desk 7. My […]
on a whim this morning i signed up for a 24 hour readathon. i’ve been kind of intrigued by the concept, and want to have an experience before i attempt to host one for the sister reads book club. i blame it on coming off my bookish high from last night’s caribbean book club meeting! […]
“All we demanded was our right to twinkle.” ― Marilyn Monroe
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” ― Robert A. Heinlein
woke up late pancake breakfast too much doom scrolling texted with sister sent two newsletters one load of laundry wrote out daily poem now writing this post…..
The fire next timebeloved,Between the world and me.Land of love and drowning,Breath, eyes, memory.
In February I took a class at Seamwork called Design Your Wardrobe. The three week class helps you to conceptualise and design a wardrobe for a specific season based on a number of criteria, and contexts. (E.g. is it warm or cool, does your lifestyle revolve around work, parenting etc.). I enjoyed the methodical process […]
Segu by Maryse Condé for our next Bring Your Own Book meting next month- 100 pages to go Love After Love by Ingrid Persaud for the main Caribbean Book Club meeting on Sunday the 18th Listening to Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue Quichotte by Salman Rushdie – but it’s on hold for now *Walden […]
a. sitting here thinking “dang, that was an exhausting weekend!” exhausting weekend = baked a cake and cupcakes, skyped with family for son’s birthday, online book club sunday night. doing more than mere pandemic basics is tiring y’all! b. speaking of book club: stayed up way too late after because i couldn’t turn my brain […]