Living Dangerously

  • Lake Victoria

    The Great Lake.

    On the great Lake Victoria near Entebbe, Uganda. Photos by Casallina in Entebbe, January 2014.

  • Cursed Tree

    The Cursed Tree.

    I once wrote about the Cursed Tree at Boarding School, hexed by Witch Doctors to roam the campus at night.  My bed was right by the dormitory’s windows, where I had a…

    RonsonFeliz (FT)

    Leaving Los Feliz.

    After a very much needed ridiculously long break, I’m back on Casallina.  2014 was easily one of the most eventful years of my life.  But no real…

    Aloe(FT)

    Good Things.

    I’m currently loving Aloe Blacc’s 2010 album Good Things.  The record has a throwback, retro feel that features a mix of uptempo beats and soulful, deeply…

    SN_Stories

    Day Clothes and House Clothes.

    I wear a white top and faded jeans to spend the day at Jajja’s house with Aunt Ellie. She’s my father’s sister, and the official matriarch of the house since my grandparents passed. I’m pretty young, and I think Mummy picked out the outfit. Aunt Ellie is not fond of the clothes. She wonders out loud why I’m not dressed like a proper lady. She blames it on my mother.

    Globes14(FT2)

    The Gold Standard.

    My favorite looks from tonight’s Golden Globe Awards: Michelle Dockery in Oscar De La Renta, Lupita Nyong’o in Ralph Lauren, Margot Robbie in Gucci Lady Michelle looks like…

    Bitter(FT)

    The Mating Game.

    I’ll kick off 2014 with my latest Cherry on Top — Bitter:Sweet’s 2006 debut album The Mating Game.  The album features a steady fusion of electronic…

    Americanah(FT)

    Americanah.

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah centers on Ifemelu and Obinze, young Nigerian lovers who are divided when she moves to the United States, and he later heads for England.…

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