6 reasons I am glad I got locs

The school holiday of June 2014 holiday was the longest time I had spent with my hair as it grows: no cornrows, no braid extensions, no weaves just my hair in two strand twists or in a fro. At that time my mummy had issues with it because where I saw two strand twists, she…

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June ’16

I remember when knowing the number of days each month has was like how knowing each brick position is now…We would hold out a fist and sijui 31 would be the mountains and 30 would be the valleys with February’s exception…then came the song “Thirty days have September, April, June and November…” Just sang that…

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Cheblocs turn 2!

I’ve got the joy, joy, joy down in my heart! I was remembering how I grew up thinking I have bad hair…something I internalised for such a long time. Bad in that it was the type that does not grow, the type that is not thick and full…the list was long. Well, today as I whipped…

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