Is ‘your-fada-rism’ here to stay in the Arts?

We now have more than pseudointellectuals to deal with. More than ever, I have seen arrogant intellectualism play out across the Arts, from music to books to films. People will banter and loudly or subtly insult the choices that others make. They will pick a genre, place it on a high pedestal, and decide that … Continue reading Is ‘your-fada-rism’ here to stay in the Arts?

This time of our lives

Like others, through the lockdown, I live. I am alive, this is what I tell myself everyday, because it is not only true, it is what matters the most. I wondered for years what my personality was -Introvert? Extrovert?. My birthday this year brought the final revelation, people wrote up a beautiful storm all of … Continue reading This time of our lives

So you want to be a Creative?

Hiatus A few years ago, an old classmate invited me to a pitch of hers. Her team was called 'MALT', and I'm a sucker for stuff that sticks like this. It meant 'More action less talk.' Yet, something so beautiful has become something that haunts me, many years after. I became addicted to "doing", fanatic … Continue reading So you want to be a Creative?

The closures that never came

...and never may. A year after secondary school, an old classmate called me from the blues, I was very surprised, it wasn't because we were no longer friends. Years back, she was a new girl in my school and we sort of hit up nicely, but we couldn't have been termed very close friends by … Continue reading The closures that never came