life :: unplanned

Vagabond – a person who wanders from place to place […] The unexpected things are the best right? That surprise holiday, that surprise family visit, that surprise best-friend-on-the-doorstep, even that “shall we go to the pub?” question. We waste so much energy on planning. You get yourself all busy up in your diary, jotting down […]

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faith :: courageous

While I’m holed up in bed with a migraine that’s making me nauseous (sorry for the image of me vomiting), I thought why not put some words into a post. I’m finding a lot of courage of late. It took a lot for me to deal with something that could have easily broken me just […]

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life :: narrative

It’s been a while since I put pen to paper to continue my narrative. I have always loved writing, and Kulayrosas is a mere offshoot of that branch of my life. Of late, I have been finding more and more sources of inspiration, and thus feel more and more inspired to write, and read. It’s […]

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year abroad :: fini

Coucou mes amours, l’année en France est finie. Franchement, je suis prête pour revenir à mon pays natal avec l’énergie et viveur, connaissant moi-même mieux, et ayant commencé à grandir. I am so happy. This year could not have been better; I simply couldn’t have asked for more. Heck, it hasn’t been perfect but it […]

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year abroad :: pace

It’s a lonely, breezy Tuesday and I’m lay on what me friends call the “platans” area of the quay on Bordeaux. I can’t lie, it’s pretty ‘chill’ and the two gigantic cruise liners are fantastically majestic. After last week, which was a lot of fun I must admit, I’m knackered – and a moment to […]

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love :: laisse tomber

The essence of letting go is faith. It was easier than I thought to find my supposed ‘other half’ – though who really knows? Considering we are whole already in terms of body, perhaps we should stop describing our life companions as our ‘other halves’. I do believe that it’s necessary for people to come and […]

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life :: joy in abundance

This topic has been popping up around me a lot lately so I feel pressed to address it, speak and mediate (or type, duh) on it. Our lives are abundant, yet we never quite seem to reach satisfactory satisfaction. As the Arctic Monkeys say “Satisfaction is a distant memory” (Ru Mine). It’s so distant, it […]

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faith :: anointment

The true you is rooted in the God of all creation. I have dived into plenty of devotionals lately, using several plans on the Bible app, as well as reading the Esther study on SheReadsTruth. I wouldn’t say I’ve been searching or seeking out God, but with having not been able to go to church […]

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year abroad :: toulouse

Determined to see more of France, I hastily reserved an Airbnb in one of France’s major cities. For an entire week… Of all my time spent in France (literally since birth), I have visited Dordogne, Rouen, Normandy and Paris and of course, have lived in Libourne, therefore spent time in Bordeaux too. Oh, and Arcachon […]

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life :: homebird

Picture this: lying in bed at 00:42, thoughts buzzing, happiness overflowing when really, you should be sound asleep. This is how I found myself on Friday night, la dernière soirée before my departure back to my beloved French home. It’s surprising the warmth and the joy I feel toward Libourne every time the dear town […]

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