Now you see me again.

Reading time: 2 minutes In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you. -Leo Tolstoy If you’ve been wondering where I’ve been, it’s in hibernation. Sometimes, it’s what your mind needs. Going through a period of fallow where you don’t get up to much, and simply exist. After all, nature does it too. It […]

Think Pieces

Dear Reader

Reading time: 2 minutes I wanted to write about endings. This purely had to do with me reading the room and trying to fit in a spot. Then I spoke to Tee and she said, why don’t you write about beginnings instead? I was like, “ma’am. what? it’s literally the end of the year.” One thing she said that […]


The year I return to Love.

Reading time: 5 minutes I started reading at the tender age of six and the first book I ever read had the word “orchard” in it. I remember this because it is a lie. I, in fact, do not remember anything from when I was aged six but I remember burying my head in books very early on and […]


Aayooba’s Diaries: A Letter to 26

Reading time: 6 minutes I did not see the dreadlocks coming. Read previous post I have always known you to possess a strong will and when at 21, you put scissors to your own hair to shave it all off, I knew you were capable of doing the wildest things on impulse, whether the world aligned or not. But […]