A Yellow Place

Loretta Adamu
A weekly newsletter about music, writing and television.
Created 11 Oct 2020
  • the eighth one
    25 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 3
    Thinking I’m having the sort of week where it’s very difficult to just be, well, alive. And because the writing isn’t coming as easily as it should, I dug up a poem I wrote a little while ago and begg...
  • the seventh one
    17 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Angeline Duplisea, from Miley Cyrus's Mother's Daughter music video Thinking I went to the hospital because I suspected I had malaria and out of habit, validation of some suspicion, or maybe curiosity...
  • the sixth one
    10 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 2
    Thinking Before I booked a six week trip to Nigeria in July, I’d been homesick for months. I moved to Accra in January, so the homesickness hit me quite early. I didn’t think I would miss home this mu...
  • the fifth one
    14 Jun 2021 • 6 min read • 3 2
    A comprehensive guide to an ethical hoe phase That’s the urban dictionary’s definition of a hoe phase, and it's pretty much the same as mine. While some people strictly define it by sexual activity, i...
  • the fourth one
    20 Apr 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Tarot, Astrology and the meaning of life. If you think that title is ambitious, then you don’t know me at all. 😂 A while ago, I attended my second ever writing workshop and the experience was very wa...
  • the third one
    11 Feb 2021 • 2 min read • 4 1
    Happy new year! 🎉🎊🎉 (even though it’s February). My people say that when you wake up is your morning, or something like that, and since this is the first time I’ve been able to write this this year...
  • the second one
    16 Nov 2020 • 2 min read • 4 2
    The reason we’re all gathered here… I know you’re wondering, so I’m just going to go ahead and tell you that this is not a weekly newsletter. Or a bi-weekly one. Or a fortnightly one, or even a monthl...
  • the first one
    12 Nov 2020 • 2 min read • 6 5
    Loneliness has always been a friend of mine… That line has lived unprovoked in my head since I discovered and became obsessed with the Sleeping At Last indie cover of the Backstreet Boys’ As Long as Y...
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