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Senior Year Chronicles: A Chapter Ends

I had my final year project defense on Wednesday. The thought hasn’t sunk in yet. I know I have done it. But I am yet to deal with the ramifications of the whole process. Instead, I have taken to recalling anecdotes of the past few years I’ve spent at school. After the last paper my… Continue reading Senior Year Chronicles: A Chapter Ends

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What About The Seeds?

I was 12 or 13 the first time I took watermelon. It was at school. The new school management had decided to improve the quality of our food. Fruits were added to the diet. The variety increased. A bit. I don’t know about the quality though. Pity they couldn’t have paid more attention instead to… Continue reading What About The Seeds?

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Let’s Talk About Sex

At the beginning of the year, one of the things I resolved to do more of was to talk about a few controversial topics: one of them is sex. This article is rated NV for Non-virgin. Proceed further at your own risk. Sex is dirty. I don’t mean that in the holier-than-thou-my body-is-the-vessel-of-the-Lord kinda way.… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex

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A BOOK A WEEK

At the beginning of this year – or more accurately at the end of last year – I resolved to read more books. I have always been an avid reader but I had become quite inconsistent, and my tastes were narrowing. I grew up on Harlequin and Mills and Boon novels, and even though I… Continue reading A BOOK A WEEK

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WELCOME TO THE FAMILY

My little sister is awesome! She’s naughty; she’s funny. She can take a teasing, and dish it out too! She’s smart when she wants to be, and hardworking too, again, when she wants to be. Up until recently though, I thought she had missed a critical family gene: love for books. I’ve been told I… Continue reading WELCOME TO THE FAMILY

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SENIOR YEAR CHRONICLES: FIELD TRIP

Some of my favorite times at the University have been our annual field trips. As part of our coursework as Geoscience students, we undertake annual week-long field trips to selected locations across the country to observe and study rock formations and other related geoscience-y things. The field trips have been basically hit-and-miss in terms of… Continue reading SENIOR YEAR CHRONICLES: FIELD TRIP

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THAT BLACK KID WITH LONG EARS AND A FUNNY NAME

I can’t remember exactly when I heard Barack Obama had become the 44th and the 1st Black President of the United States of America but I can recall a lot of the moments before and after. My school, which was fully boarding was secluded and removed from most of the occurrences of the outside world.… Continue reading THAT BLACK KID WITH LONG EARS AND A FUNNY NAME