The Kinky Project Phase 2

It’s been about  a year since i updated this. So you’re well overdue for some fresh content and i can think of nothing better than an update to my last post. The Kinky Project was a labour of love that lead to me meeting some of the most beautiful black women who had decided forego traditional…

The Kinky Project

I can still remember on Sunday afternoons when my sister would have her hair straightened for school. She’d get one of the chairs and place it out in the doorway of the kitchen and wait while the straightening comb heated up. When the comb reached the desired temperature she would proceed to have her hair tamed and…

Why Breathe

I suffered from asthma for years as a child. I’m all too familiar with the panicked feeling of struggling for air not knowing if a breath would be my last. I’m also familiar with the relief that comes from an inhaler or being hooked up to an oxygen tank all night at the local walk…

Compassionate Christmas- The Zion Project

Its amazing how our perspectives on so many things change as we age. I look now at my niece who told me last week “Three more weeks until Christmas.” and responded “Oh really?”. I had to check my calendar because I was not keeping track of things. But she is right. Christmas is right around…

Collage After Hours

A collage is an artistic composition made of various materials such as paper, cloth, or wood glued on a surface. Bahamians are more familiar with the term being used to describe the hilarious troupe of performers known for the RBP and the Stop Likin Man series. Collage is funny. Many of us have experienced their…

Zion means Heaven

Do you remember what was important when you were four years old? What memories do you value most from those years?  I can’t recall much from that time; eons ago, but I know life was pretty simple. I imagine I looked forward to birthdays, Christmas, and playing outside with friends. I can still hear my…