Allow me to reintroduce myself, my name is HOV…no, actually my name is Ayrïd and I’m inconsistent AF.
I’m stealing the first line from one of Eve Ensler’s monologues. In 2018, I performed this monologue in a local production of The Vagina Monologues and this opening line has been ringing in my head all day. MY VAGINA IS ANGRY! In the monologue, the woman describes all the annoying things vaginas have to dealContinue reading “My Vagina is Angry”
I think I’ve always been the type of person who, when told I have to do something, especially in a specific way, asked why? This was often perceived as my being rude and even disrespectful, but I simply wanted to understand the reasoning behind things. This is probably why I like history so much, itContinue reading “How Do You Choose to Live?”
For a month, I lived crime-free. I was oblivious to all things related to crime. What I mean is I didn’t hear any sirens, ambulance or police. The only time I saw a police presence was at an intersection directing traffic because Bali has very little to no traffic lights. People left their doors open.Continue reading “Processing…”
You’re back from vacation, back to the life you left behind for how ever long and your friends and family start asking the dreaded question: How was your trip? How. How. How? Is how the right word? Can you describe the how? What more do you say other than It was great! and hope they don’tContinue reading “Questions”