Seinabo where are you?! I need you come back to me pleeeease! 😥
“I realise that it is a rare privilege to be present and to serve those who are approaching their unmaking. I was discovering that I was not afraid of death; rather, I was in awe of it, and of its impact on our lives.”
NEW YEAR, NEW ME! CLEAN EATING! YOGA! LEARN MANDARIN!
I’m already exhausted, can I go back to bed? Continue reading “Reading || The Unread Shelf Project & 2018 Goals”
Okay team, in the last post we made it all the way to number 6, but will you agree with the top 5?? SO MUCH PRESSURE!
It’s that time of year when I stumble around feeling all the emotions related to having to answer the question “what’s the best book you read this year?”…confusion…fear…96 down to 1 ARE YOU CRAZY?!
Autism is many things. But it is seldom what it is perceived by people to be. It isn’t a tragedy. It isn’t a ravaged life. It isn’t an entity that destroys lives. It isn’t a disease.
– Morenike Giwa Onaiwu
All the Weight of Our Dreams is the first ever anthology written entirely by autistic women of colour, brought to us by the Autism Women’s Network. Featuring essays, poetry and artwork from 61 writers and artists, it talks about how ableism intersects with other oppressions; particularly racism but also sexism and homophobia.
For my first Instagram readalong, I spent the last few days reading Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. It’s certainly set the bar high… Continue reading “Reading || Half of a Yellow Sun”
It’s a sad kind of wonderful sisterhood to speak to someone like you. I discovered that I can tell you my story, safe in the knowledge that you understand the small parts.