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Author Archives: Chermaine Sowah

A blogger and content writer. A keen reader.

5 Things Book Lovers Can Relate To

For the completely uninterested, books are just pieces of paper bound together. Sometimes these books have lovely covers and he/she can at least appreciate it. Then, there’s the die-hard book lover who would cry buckets of tears if someone told them they could never read a book again. Or worse: their entire book collection disappears without a trace. Book lovers, ...

5 Reasons Why You Should Read The Great Gatsby

If you haven’t heard of the F. Scot Fitzgerald’s timeless Classic The Great Gatsby, you may have watched or heard of the 2012 movie adaptation starring Titanic heart-throb Leonardo De Caprio and Spider-Man’s Toby Maguire, just to name a few. Maybe you’ve heard of people throwing Gatsby-style parties. Those glittering flapper dresses and headbands were everywhere at one point. I’ve ...

Muffins, Muffins and More Muffins

What’s not to love about muffins? They’re  absolutely delicious, fluffy, sweet and smell good. Muffins are even okay to have for breakfast with a nice warm drink. Have you ever tried warming a muffin in the microwave? Do it- I promise you that your taste-buds will be delighted. For muffin-lovers, here’re  5 different muffins sure to make your tummy rumble. ...

To Wear Make-up or Not To Wear Make-up

I couldn’t contour if my life depended on it and I will forever be amazed at how those YouTube tutorials make the process look so simple. Maybe you’re the type of girl who can apply liquid eyeliner like a pro and you know not to blink (yes, I’ve blinked and ruined my eyeliner before). I’m not much of a make-up wearer. None the less, I do love abit of Sleek foundation and mascara. Makeup has its benefits and it’s great at enhancing facial features. But what happens when individuals begin to believe that their beauty is based on the powder from a foundation brush, the black liquid from a mascara stick or a case of pink blusher for a ‘healthy’ glow?



Recently, iconic singer-songwriter Alicia Keys has ditched the makeup and opted for a completely natural look. Whether people agree with her decision or not, I think it’s a brave a thing to do. In her open letter on Lenny Keys wrote, ‘Every time I left the house, I would be worried if I didn't put on makeup: What if someone wanted a picture??’ I don’t know if this is temporary or permanent

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Let Winnie the Pooh cheer you up

A. A. Milne’s Winnie The Pooh has recently marked its 90th year anniversary, and who can ever forget about the adorable yellow bear and his set of wistful friends? Milne’s kids’ book-series are filled with life gems any reader can relate to even in adulthood. Wise words don’t always have to come from the mouth of eminent figures, sometimes our ...

5 Contemporary Piano Solos You Should Listen To

One of the wonderful things about music is its inherent ability to change our emotions from the core. A melody with a few minor chords and delicate piano keys definitely makes tears well-up in my eyes! Listening to classical piano music can be such a calming and enjoyable experience- obviously not for everyone. Then there’s contemporary piano melodies or what ...

6 Types of Fiction-book Readers

I know you’re probably thinking ‘here we go again. Another article trying to out everything into types.’ Well, loosen up and don’t fret because this article is just a little bit of fun. Who knows, a fellow bookworm might actually read this and think, ‘oh, I’m that type of reader sometimes.’ The beautiful truth about readers is that they are ...

Have Yourself A Merry Bookish Party

Summer has come to an end and you’ve been to your fair share of parties. You’ve even managed to host a party that did not end up in a disaster and had non-stop laughter. Maybe it’s time to throw a bookish themed party for all your friends and family. Here are 4 ways to have a merry bookish party. Ready, ...

What’s The Deal With Black Women and Natural Hair?

Your Black friend announces with a mixture of excitement and apprehension, ‘guys, I’ve finally decided… to go natural.’ You are happy for her as this seems like good news, but all the while you are thinking, ‘um, I thought everyone’s hair was natural?’ The phrase, ‘I’m going natural’ probably sends some people into the land of what-the-heck-are-people-talking-about? Well do not ...

5 Delicious Cakes For A Cake-Filled Day

I think there is a fat person inside everyone that loves cake. If I could have cakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, that would be amazing. But, alas, I like to fit into my skinny jeans. For those health addicts out there, tell me the truth. Would you not ditch your diet for at least an hour to enjoy a ...

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