Weird Ways Being the Oldest Girl in a Somali Household Effects You (331/365)

You might not have known but I'm the eldest daughter in my family and I'm also Somali and I've already written a lot about how this impacted my life. The oldest girl is somehow the second mother, the reliable one, the chef, the cleaner and basically everything in between. You don't really get the luxury … Continue reading Weird Ways Being the Oldest Girl in a Somali Household Effects You (331/365)

Weird Racial Stereotypes We Have To Battle on a Day to Day Basis (326/365)

Stereotypes and race have been the theme of this week and I thought I'd expand on a few more of the things I've mentioned as like I've mentioned, I've been inspired by a drive to be as petty as possible. In case you didn't know a post I wrote about workplace racism circulated around the … Continue reading Weird Racial Stereotypes We Have To Battle on a Day to Day Basis (326/365)

Weird Flashbacks: A Worms Funeral (291/365)

So todays post was supposed to be something deep and profound, I spent a lot of time thinking about social issues, listening to Max Richter but in all honesty I want to write about this weird memory that I literally just remembered during my morning commute. Which is weird because it's a primary school memory … Continue reading Weird Flashbacks: A Worms Funeral (291/365)

Weird Shared Experiences of POC in a White Space (220/365)

I don't know about you, but as a POC I find navigating white spaces have their own struggles that aren't written about a lot. We see the fun sketches which sort of make it into a joke, but the fact that most people from ethnic backgrounds watch them and relate to them really does say … Continue reading Weird Shared Experiences of POC in a White Space (220/365)

My Weird Online Obssessions (195/365)

With the rise of social media, online videos and the internet generally taking over our lives, we have had to come to terms with a lot of things, one of those is that our online habits say a lot about us. Honestly there's a lot we hide as a generation purely because we know how … Continue reading My Weird Online Obssessions (195/365)

Youtuber Apologies are Weird (117/365)

We're living in a pretty weird era when it comes to the rise of the influencer and Youtube celebrities. As they prosper and gain recognition in their field they are bound to make mistakes, some of those mistakes require an apology and that is what has inspired this blog post. Youtuber apologies are fucking weird … Continue reading Youtuber Apologies are Weird (117/365)

Weird Racist Things That No One Talks About (93/365)

This might offend some of you, so if you're not open to hearing about underlying racist things - this is your warning. I've faced a lot of racism in my life, it's gotten to the point that you kind of get used to it. I remember sitting in a sociology seminar and the professor/PHD student … Continue reading Weird Racist Things That No One Talks About (93/365)