When Cake loses its sweetness…


In my mind, Piers Morgan and I are buddies because we think alike on most topics. His desire to always point out ugly truths is no news, and true to his nature, he had a controversial response to Jennifer Aniston’s article – For the Record.

Reading Jennifer’s article made me love her even more and I would start by talking about the most beautiful part of her letter, which of course, is where she speaks about how women should be able to define themselves outside of their standardized expectations.

‘We are complete with or without a mate, with or without a child… We don’t need to be married or mothers to be complete. We get to determine our own “happily ever after” for ourselves.

This is so eloquently expressed and maybe coming from an A-List celebrity, people can really begin to think about this in line with what they want and why they really want, Read more

Girl Versus Woman

Taxi Driver: Ha Auntie! So you be woman?

Single Female Adult: What do you mean? (Obviously confused because I don't believe I look like a man).

Taxi Driver: I be think say you be girl

Single Female Adult: Huh! (Obviously still confused)

Taxi Driver: I see the pampers wen you buy for your pikin (child), so you be woman na! You no get woman body at all (I guess this means I am not big or fat or whatever a woman should look like). How old your pikin (child) be?

Single Female Adult: One (I have no idea why I said that, maybe to just end the awkward conversation or to keep the respect he had decided I deserved just because he thought I was a 'woman').

blog arts2This strange conversation (maybe, not so strange if you really think about it) occurred between a taxi driver and I, a while back.

It begs the question: what actually categorises a female as a girl or a woman? Is it

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