I came across this tweet on my TL this morning and it pushed me to pen this post which has been chilling in my drafts for a bit. It’s really weird don’t you think, how society in general wants everyone to be the same. To do the same things. To…

Take Care of The Dead

My mom and I make an effort to go and visit my dad and grandmother’s graves once a month or at the very least, once in two months. Although we know they are both dead and gone, we somehow don’t want to feel like we’re neglecting their memories just because…

http://www.chronicle.co.zw/churches-defiant-on-national-pledge/

Dear fellow Zimbabweans On the 31st of July 2018, election day will have gone and we will be back to our “normal” lives. Results will be announced sooner or later. Positive change may or may not come after that. Most of us will probably go back to complaining about how…

Happy Africa Day to all my fellow Africans! Today is our day. The day we get to spend all day celebrating our beloved mother Africa. How many of us actually know the origins of Africa Day? According to Wikipedia, “Africa Day is the annual commemoration on May 25 of the 1963…

Right. Today I want to talk about personal space. One day, I was at the supermarket by the yoghurt section. This lady comes up behind me and starts checking out the yoghurt shelf as well. What’s wrong with that you may ask? Well, nothing except she was practically standing on…

Anyone who knows me well knows how much I absolutely love, love, LOVE Sade. She is my favourite artist by a long shot. I adore her music! I have mentioned before that if I ever have a daughter, her name will be Sade (future hubs, if you’re reading this, that…

A few people I know have rolled their eyes at me at least once after I’ve lectured them about trying to negotiate with vendors. You will find a vendor selling fruit or vegetables on the side of the road for let’s say $5 and someone will try to negotiate that…

According to the online Merriam-Webster dictionary, a totem is defined as “a : an object (such as an animal or plant) serving as the emblem of a family or clan and often as a reminder of its ancestry; also : a usually carved or painted representation of such an object…

I know I’m not the only Zimbabwean that gets excited at the mention of Zimbabwe in international media. Whether it is a passing line in a movie or an acknowledgement of a fellow countryman’s achievements, just hearing my country’s name makes me happy! In the same vein, I really, really…

The Doppio Zero at Sandton City is easily one of my favourite food spots. A trip to Joburg is never complete without at least one breakfast or lunch stop there. Besides the fabulous menu, I also love the ambience and the efficient and friendly staff. The location is great and…

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