Why I moved to Asia

Why I moved to Asia This is a question that I get asked quite often by Americans as well as Chinese people. Seeing as how most people in the world usually think of the U.S. as the place to move to, I guess it’s jarring to see a black woman move to a place so…

Black Girl Roks… Seoul

So last weekend was Chuseok weekend in Korea. A lot of Americans refer to it as Korean Thanksgiving, but that would actually be incorrect. It’s actually more like day of the dead as they are basically honoring all of their long gone ancestors. By some strange twist of fate, my job decided to give us…

Black girl roks….hair accessories?!?

As a child I was never very into my hair. I wore my hair in braids for most of my childhood and when it wasn’t braided, it was relaxed straight and styled in the simplest of styles. The cycle when it came to my hair was grow it, then watch it fall out, then grow…

Black Girl in the Rok indiegogo is live

Hello beautiful people! I just wanted to let you all know that the indiegogo for my web series Black Girl in the ROK is live! This is a very special project that I’ve been working on for quite some time.  I’ve had a blast honing my writing skills for the last few years, but I’m…

Boogie Burger: A review

So a few weeks ago I found myself off from work on a Wednesday with nothing to do. I work at a rural and isolated  English village just outside of Daegu. We literally live in the mountains somewhere which makes getting off campus quite the challenge. Ya’ll, I’m telling you, if we were to get…

Why I’m doing a web series

I’ve had the idea of doing a web series in my head for quite sometime. When people started producing more and more original content on the web back in 2011, I remember saying to myself, “I can totally do that.” Not throwing shade at anyone who was doing their thing, just saying that a web…