Fiction: Masquerade Chapter One

Chapter One Laughter echoed through the house, shattering the silence. Saam’iah gritted her teeth and rolled over in bed, suppressing a scream of frustration. She looked over at the little clock on her bedside table and groaned. 23:49, the display read. She groaned again and fell back on the bed with an exasperated sigh. It … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter One

Sickness

I hate getting sick. I hate the ache at the base of my neck that never seems to go away. I hate spending so much time sleeping or functioning at less than my best simply because my head is pounding and my eyes hurt or I can’t breathe properly, or my stomach is turning over, … Continue reading Sickness

Quick Announcement

Time for a quick explanation: I've fallen off the face of the Earth, I know and the reason is pretty simple. I got sick. Very badly sick. I've begun to recover shukr and I'm not in any danger, so I think I can now say that you can all expect blog posts to resume... soon. … Continue reading Quick Announcement

What I am Grateful for this Month (March)

It’s time once again for my monthly gratitude post, one of my favourite times in the month. It’s been an interesting month. My health is not in the best condition at the moment, I’m often exhausted and I’ve been feeling low constantly. Still, I am grateful and I’d like to share some of the things … Continue reading What I am Grateful for this Month (March)

Passion & Reason

Full disclosure: I’m one of those people who’s surrounded by their passions in the form of work. That sounds amazing beyond words but what it’s done is ensured that I can’t enjoy those passions without feeling stress in the pit of my stomach anymore. I love and am eternally grateful for the fact that I … Continue reading Passion & Reason