Seconds Of Pleasure

As with all genres of music, there are lots of underrated singers out there. Performers who, for whatever reason, have been slept on. There’s an underrated soul/funk/pop singer out there in the ether, who goes by the name of Van Hunt, who is truly something special. One of his excellent songs is called Seconds of […]

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R.I.P. MJ

So. Michael Jackson has died aged 50. What can I say? I’m a little surprised at how affected I am. I guess, if nothing else, he was a huge part of my childhood – I still remember trying to spin like him and making myself dizzy with the effort. I’m going to go and play […]

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Wax On, Wax Off

I went to get my eyebrows waxed two days ago (thanks, Kim!), and in a bit of serendipity, I came home and watched a 6-minute clip of a short film called Why We Wax. My brow still smarting slightly, you can bet I was more than a little interested. The movie is written and directed […]

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Radio Ga Ga

Last weekend, I indulged by having a lost weekend. Only instead of booze, drugs and loose men, I gorged on radio, radio, and yep, you guessed it, more radio. I love the radio. My sister and I formed a fake radio station when we were kids, called, titter ye not, “Funky Funky Funky Radio“. It […]

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Desperately Seeking YorubaGirl

How did you find this site? Yes, you. Allow me to explain. As a blogger, I am privy to the search terms that you lovely people have used in order to find this, my treasure trove of interwebz goodness. And readers, I have smiled, I have chuckled, I have been confused, I have been unnerved […]

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A Night At The Theatre

Do you ever have those days where you wake up feeling beautiful, refreshed, alive? Well, I had one of those a few days ago. I damn-near sang my way into the shower, emerged, with a neat hop, skip and a jump, clean and be-towelled, before waltzing into my clothes. My ponytail looked perfect the first […]

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YorubaGirl's Hairy Tales…

I don’t hold much truck with those comedians who do the old “You know the difference between Black and White people?” routines. It’s lazy and most of the time, very unfunny. We’re a collectively complex beast, we humans, but essentially, we’re the same. Ahem. Having said that, I will now step off my morally/intellectually superior […]

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