Much Ado About Us

Much Ado About Us

“My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh my friends- It gives a lovely light”. EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY (“first fig” A few figs from thistles)   Change is hard but it happens. What is even harder to believe is that it has happened and […]

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Recession

Recession

Recession? I have never seen a time when a negative situation has been celebrated as much as the famous recession. At first, I thought it was cute with the way the society was so concerned about the economic downfall. Really, I thought this was a time for a revolution, a stop to this madness and […]

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Girl – A Blessing not a Curse

Girl - A Blessing not a Curse

I have never had a better year. In 2016, I became an aunty for the first time, in a stretch of two months I had two adorable nieces. It was good news back to back. Being the last born of my family, I am glad I finally have younger ones to look after. I was […]

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Marvel vs. DC: Who won in 2016?

Marvel vs. DC: Who won in 2016?

This is bigger than religion. The Marvel versus DC rivalry is as old as the coliseums, contentious like the biblical Esau and Jacob story, as inconclusive as the afterlife. I was born into it, so, let’s continue… Today I countdown from 6 to 1 on what movies impressed critics the world over among the releases […]

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Would you call it insecurity?

Would you call it insecurity?

I’ve always wondered what it is… fear or insecurity that makes one stay in an abusive relationship; covering up your scars with layers and layers of makeup products… House of Tara maybe?… What is it exactly that makes women stay in abusive environments with the hope that things will get better… is it the need […]

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Top Ten Albums of 2016

Top Ten Albums of 2016

The year is at an end and the EYE is here to give you ten albums that gained our greatest critical acclaim. Sit back, pop a can, then some pop corn and enjoy our countdown. From 10 to 1. Remember, if you feel your best albums didn’t make the cut, drop a comment and I’ll […]

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The reunion or a short history of uncoolness

The reunion or a short history of uncoolness

I was a wallflower in secondary school of the most generic species. Bespectacled, totally unfashionable. I was too short for my age and too smart for my own good. I lived on the wrong end of town. My parents are normal; not foreign, not ‘Uber-rich’, not “something”. I was socially inept, like I couldn’t have […]

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