Tag: opinion

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Disclaimer: The following article was written under the influence of ‘intoxicants’ and so any reference to real life people/occurrences is completely and unapologetically on purpose but if you confront me later on the things said, I would deny it vehemently, even with the evidence of my words staring right back at me and then the…

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I’ve heard this saying countless times. I dont know if it’s a cliché or a myth. Neither do I know if it’s a saying that people just make because it makes them sound wise. However, when I checked the internet, I discovered that scientists have discovered that some of the nervous circuits in the brain…

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“Brethren & Sisthren! I have a testimony!” The English Premier League (no longer Barclays) ’16/17 season kicked off recently to fever pitch expectation and general wide acclaim. Yipee! “Everyone is addicted to something”  – The Huffington Post. Take away my budding conspiracy theory of scripted in-match sequences and the fear of possible defeat to newly promoted…

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I had an idea. …Of all the many things to write that would be featured as my next post on TNC. But the minute I logged into Word Press to start typing, I went blank. I had an idea. Hell, I even had a title and knew what the conclusion was going to be. All…

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There are two sides to a coin. There are probably ten sides to me; the strong, the weak, the goofy, the super-confident, the insecure, the fierce and the mild. Different sides spanning different ends of the spectrum. Why is it easy then to judge me based on my perceived strength alone, one side of me…

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Since I discovered TNC, it has been a jolly-good ride. I have read from some of the most beautiful thinkers, presenting issues from different angles. The awesome part of my journey with TNC, so far, is the simplicity yet highly cerebral style of writing. The comment section of TNC should be compiled into a book.…

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You know how sometimes something happens, and you, in all in all of your infinite knowledge, think… hmmmm why don’t I just leave my own two cents? And for most people, there’s that angel vs devil on the shoulder thing, where the angel tries to reason with you and save you from the fuckery you’re…

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I still remember him. White jalabiya swinging, white cap placed pertly upon his head, hefty book carried in the crook of his arm, hateful words spewing as he pointed to everyone in a running stream of vitriol. I remember him; a potential stressor at a time when I clearly avoided those, the mad woman who…

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It was Tuesday, 11.20am. I had checked the time for the umpteenth time and it was still 11.23am. It was a slow day and I was extremely bored. I decided to meet a colleague to gist about his forthcoming wedding and while away time.  I was expecting the usual tales of grooms and how much…