The true meaning of Valentine’s Day

I’m the kind of person that isn’t really sure about romance. I don’t quite buy into the soppy declarations of love, the nauseating social media posts or the heavy-handed commercialised message that gets thrust down our throats as the 14th of February comes hurtling round again. I saw a heart-shaped punnet of strawberries in a…

Date night through the seasons

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I am in the mood for romance! But I love my boyfriend all year round, so this year I am granting him 20 dates for the whole year that he can cash in anytime. It’s a great way of reminding each other that we matter, and that there is no…

It’s been six years!

It’s kinda weird when your relationship starts overtaking the length of what you view as solid, grown up, long-term, relationships. It’s been six years since this person chose that he quite liked me as a person and that our infrequent chatting and hanging out should become a more regular commitment. I was excited to make…

My Interracial Relationship

This wasn’t really a post I planned to write, but after having some thoughts about my life plan and some very very preemptive research on wedding ceremonies that led me to some crazy stories about interracial relationships, I thought I’d post my own story (so far) and how I plan to tackle any struggles we…

Happy Anniversary!

This is a slightly belated post, because I’m an imperfect person and I struggle with deadlines, but last Friday it was the five year anniversary of my relationship with Fahad. Those who know me will know that Fahad is, and has been, my complete best friend for the duration of those five years, and I…