I’m not superhuman and it’s ok

Not all superheroes wear capes, but every superhero has a duel identity living a normal life. I was trapped in a cycle of people pleasing, giving to people and the organisation but I was left empty and depleted mentally, emotionally and financially. This day marks 18 weeks since I left my job of 7 yearsContinue reading “I’m not superhuman and it’s ok”

Light…

The day the devil forgot his armour he met a warrior, She was clothed in righteousness and cleansed by the blood of the lamb She bore the whole armour, helmet, sword, breastplate, belt, sandals The demon appeared on a train, eyes pierced and transfixed on her He tried to overthrow her stand He presented his cards ofContinue reading “Light…”

The drunk evangelist…

On the central line on the way home from Westfield shopping centre I encountered a man clutching a can of Stella Artois preaching about Jesus. It wasn’t how he had almost stumbled and lost his balance on the way to his seat which was next to mine (ironically I was praying he wouldn’t sit there). ItContinue reading “The drunk evangelist…”

One last time…

As I watched the final speech of President Barack Obama, my throat couldn’t help but join my eyes in an ensemble of grief and sadness. Having never met the man or stepped foot in American soil I could only admire from a screen as he gave his last address as President. It was emotionally moving. TheContinue reading “One last time…”

2016 in summary…

In short, absence is 2016. I’ve felt overjoyed seeing friends transition from singleness to married life and have been thrown into sorrow with the wave of deaths in Hollywood. I’ve also met some incredible artists in the music world including William Bell, Dobet Gnahore and the Roy Hargrove Quintet, could 2016 be as random as my posts,Continue reading “2016 in summary…”

Milestones…

Today marks 4 years after i graduated and a couple of months ago ‘Beneath the Canvas’ became 5….what is it about milestones that make us reflect on our successes, failures, good moments and bad? I will tell you one thing, life would be boring if we didn’t have them. This blog started out simply becauseContinue reading “Milestones…”