It’s been a while since I’ve taken stock here . . . for shame! I didn’t even quite know where to start or if I could finish but I did! Yay! Ain’t nothing to it but to do it, right? Here we go 🙂
Making : myself complete this post after weeks of saying I will.
Cooking : is something I really miss. It brought together my creativity and traditions.
Drinking : out of my favourite custom branded mugs makes me drink more water.
Reading : my own writings seems like delayed therapy somehow.
Wanting : to be able to bring my creative visions and ambitions to life. So many ideas, so little execution.
Looking : regally African in my ankara poncho.
Playing : a wonderful game I downloaded after I saw one of those pop-up ads on another app. It’s called City of Love – an alternate reality kind of game. In it I am a lifestyle and culture columnist at a Parisian magazine eponymous to the game’s title and I’m on a secret mission. I even have a pet cat I named Miu Miu J how darling?
Deciding : on themes for shoots is very hard for me as I want to do them all.
Wishing : today’s planned shoot goes as I visualize it in my mind.
Enjoying : doing a Taking Stock post after aeons! I’d wanted to do them quarterly instead of monthly but the months have just flown by.
Waiting : for people is something I cannot stand and yet I find myself doing so more and more.
Liking : that people are starting to value my creativity and not just functionality as far as work is concerned.
Wondering : when I’ll get around to all these meet and eats I keep planning with people. If I keep making plans with you that don’t materialise and you’re reading this, I’m sorry and please kidnap me and as for a hefty ransom we can splurge at our catch up lol.
Loving : myself and all my shortcomings. I’m not perfect. I never will be. Why do we pressure ourselves so much?
Considering : getting highlights or bangs again. *Kevin Hart voice* but the way my hair is set up . . .
Buying : things I don’t need has become a norm. Send help!
Watching : Reign on Netflix and loving the beautiful gowns Queen Mary and Queen Catherine wear. That costume designer is top notch!
Hoping : to be posting more content more frequently. I need to get preactive!
Marvelling : at how multi-talented a lot of people I get to know are, Mashallah.
Cringing : at the rate and quantity of hair breakage and fall out. Need Biotin! Stat!
Needing : a holiday. Still. A beach holiday lasting a few days. Decompression is oh so necessary.
Smelling : like my beloved Versace Bright Crystal perfume that’s all but ended. I blogged about it here.
Wearing : the Work It Out MAC makeup goodies I got from Nkemi PR for my shoot today. So excited!!! The colours!
Following : a most beautiful Instagram page I found on the like page. It’s called Kenyan_Library and the aesthetic is such a correct depiction of my shades of grey mindspace when I read. Amazing. Do check it out.
Noticing : how small the world is and how everyone seems to know everyone else and their business and how incorrect a lot of it is.
Knowing : Ramadhan is so close fills me with some kind of mingled joy and surprise. Has it been a year already?
Thinking : a lot. Always thinking. About it all.
Admiring : unabashed boldness.
Sorting : through my mind to answer this “sorting” prompt lol.
Getting : up early just isn’t for me. Someone teach me the secrets of morning people. Please.
Bookmarking : so many Tedx talks on YouTube.
Coveting : Queen Mary’s wardrobe (from Reign). So regal and gorgeous.
Disliking : bitch assery! Ugh!
Opening : my eyes and ears more. My mouth less. Not everything is worth a response.
Feeling : unsure.
Snacking : on chocolate and nachos more than I ought to.
Helping : myself to some chocolate as I write this. See? Need to control myself. Lol. As if! *bites into another chocolate.*