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Personal Is Political / Race/Ethnicity

Revisiting Dreadlocks, White People, And The Cultural Appropriation Brigade

I’ve written before, and more than once, about how (and why) white people get hostile over the matter of white people wearing dreadlocks, and how fundamentally ridiculous an exercise this is. Just yesterday, the matter resurfaced again in a way that I was unprepared for—as a brief moment in a short YouTube video made to … Continue reading


Untitled (Poem)

Come and learn. Come, drum and sing. But the moment family needs you, Then you were just “chasing bling”.   Come join the circle. There’s space for everyone. Receive teachings from the elders. But don’t you hoard it, young one.   Creator made each of us, And gave us all different gifts to share. You … Continue reading

Disability / Emotionally Dissociated / Lived Experience/Memoir / Time-specific

Dissociative Identity Disorder, Crisis Management, & Emotional Triage

Recently in my life away from writing this blog, a conflict erupted. It was a big one, with consequences reaching much further than my antagonist realises. I don’t call her my antagonist as if to imply that I am a do-no-wrong protagonist. I make a lot of mistakes. But what is clear is that we … Continue reading


Sexual Abuse Leads To Sexual Dysfunction (Perspective On Consent): Rape Culture 305

Warning: This posts contains writing that may be particularly triggering for survivors of sexual abuse, especially for those whose traumas occurred during late childhood and/or as young adults. If you are having a bad day already, this might not be the best piece of writing for you to engage with. — I was by incest … Continue reading