Dee In A Nutshell

Feed Me, Love Me, Never Leave Me.


List five possible openings for your biography

That was one of the challenges or questions on my new favourite website Soul Pancake. Here are mine.

  1. When I was 7 I fell off a jungle gym right onto my back, oddly enough all I could think of at the time was an eagle that had snatched a chapati from my hand earlier. When I was 14 I fell off a bunk bed onto my back, that time my mind was blank.
  2. The word “Love” is an odd one isn’t it? How can one word so encompass all manner of emotion. I can say “I love my mother” or “I love food” and they both make perfectly good sense but that doesn’t mean I would like to eat my mother or would have liked my ancestors to have been aubergines.
  3. Why isn’t life enough?
  4. I am a¬†ghost writer and this is someone else’s story.
  5. I once participated in an exercise to list five possible opening for my biography. I am not using any of them.

What are yours? Feel free to comment them or go over to Soul Pancake and participate.




I recently turned 25 and the one thing I have learned so far is to agree with the saying ‘The best laid plans…’

When I was younger I always thought at 25 I would be married and pregnant with my first born who would be a girl whom I would name Esmy for Esmaralda. None of that is about to happen and the awesome thing is I am good with the place my life is in now. I don’t want to be pregnant and married.

So to celebrate my birhtday, I got a tattoe and a new haircut which I am loving. On the tattoe, no one tells you it scabs over before it heals. Well, it does! And it is in that scabby phase right now and not looking so good. Now, when I tell anyone I got one, the first questions they ask are where and what is it?

You’ll just have to see me to find out.