Those of us without the coveted 20:20 vision who enjoy faking it like we do with our contact lenses, know it can sometimes get a bit tedious keeping up the prescribed level of care for our eyes while travelling. Bringing along extra solution, trying to stick to the 12 hour wear time, not jumping into the pool for fear of contamination can all get pretty tiresome when you're trying to live your best vacation life. But fear not.
So as I'm getting ready to take my next trip, I stumbled to the realisation that there are a ton of pre-trip rituals we all take part in that are just a little bit weird. I'm not talking about doing the essentials like checking and then double checking (and often triple checking) our flight times, because, let's face it, you can never be too sure. 'm talking about those practices that are actually a bit off the wall in reality, but seem like a rite of passage before our trip.
Answer me honestly; how many times have you psyched yourself up to book that dream holiday only to have the plane ticket price slap you right in the face and settle you firmly back on Earth? Yeah, we've all been there.
So that's it, you've decided on your next holiday destination, you've picked your dates, your flights are booked and now it's time to figure out your accommodation. This bit can be a bit stressful as we all want value for money when choosing where to stay, and if we're not careful we can end up with what I call 'bookers regret.'
Donald Glover as his lyrical alter ego Childish Gambino this weekend released new track and video for "This is America." It's safe to say the video had everyone that watched it collectively clutching their chest and gasping for breath with black Twitter erupting into frantic commentary. Why? Because the video vulgarly and unapologetically encapsulates what it means to be black in America today.
Kids on Drugs, King Overdosed, Kill Our Demons are just some of the ways J Cole tells us we can interpret the acronymic title of his fifth studio album, "KOD." With a heavy hand and in a tidy 42 minutes, Cole speaks on the pit falls of addiction and drug abuse past, present and future.
Unless you're completely disconnected from black Twitter, you can't have missed the buzz Drake's third single of 2018 has caused. Nice for What is an instant hit with endless re-play value - be prepared to bop along for hours. Definitely one for the ladies, Drake talks millennial female strength and struggle on his bounce inspired bop.