Actualisation in an Age of Lockdown – A Pandemic’s Hidden Symptom of Idleness and Self-evaluation

What defines us in an age of uncertainty? It is not so much a question, as it is a realisation that many have responded to throughout the world in action. As unprecedented times confront us with nothing but our own imagination, we are left to contemplate our worth in this unexpected solitude by revisiting the … Continue reading Actualisation in an Age of Lockdown – A Pandemic’s Hidden Symptom of Idleness and Self-evaluation

The Dilemma of Inverses and the Outlook on a New Decade

Inverse /ˈɪnvəːs,ɪnˈvəːs/ noun A phase, feeling or position opposite in its shape, order, direction, or effect; most often encountered in a season that calls for change. I was in a flux state of loosened inhibitions... I entered the new year through a semi-stupored haze of top-shelf liquor, white cotton shirts, the building thrum of trance … Continue reading The Dilemma of Inverses and the Outlook on a New Decade

Bittersweet Bravery and the Ballad of a Broken Heart

Your very soul stirs the shift of a season...And in the winter of your absence...I find a comfort in the summer of your memory. Bittersweet /ˌbɪtəˈswiːt/ Adorned with the quality of awakening a sensation of pleasure, tinged with traces of longing and heartache. The description given to that indescribable mix of emotion that preludes the … Continue reading Bittersweet Bravery and the Ballad of a Broken Heart

AfrikaBurn – Seeking the “Golden Repair”

Freedom permits us a space that is rife with the possibilities to disassemble, break, and destroy, in order to remake, reshape, and realign. But the acceptance of such a faculty demands a great deal of vigilance from those who desperately sought it out in the first place. In truth, when we seek freedom, we do … Continue reading AfrikaBurn – Seeking the “Golden Repair”

Rattle the Cage and Break the Shackle

Freedom /ˈfriːdəm/ A courageous state of challenging the status quo and internalised perceptions that keeps one enthralled to a certain creed, mindset or way of living. A liberation from the self-imposed hurdles and personal fantasies that staunches growth and development. The emancipated position of assuming responsibility for one's own choices, the acknowledgement of truth, and … Continue reading Rattle the Cage and Break the Shackle