Naturalista: In’utu Situmbeko (Zambia)

YAAAAY!! It's that time again! So I couldn't wait for the whole seven days! I'm sure you couldn't either. I have heard complaints from the Afro-Dites *your cries have been heard* Our second interviewee is IN'UTU! She is one of those ladies from that number one group to join I have been raving about– Afrodite... Continue Reading →

Naturalista: Ines M. (Cyprus)

YAAAY! The day has finally come! Are you as excited as I am? Our first interviewee is INES! She is one of those ladies from that number one group to join I was talking about yesterday - Afrodite baaaby!  pic credit: Ines M. Question One: Why did you choose to become a Naturalista? I.M: I didn’t... Continue Reading →

Naturalista: Top Four Groups to JOIN

Tomorrow we will have our FIRST interviewee! YEEK!!! Are you as excited as I am?! I doubt it because I am literally doing heart somersaults. I am so EXCITED about this Natural Hair Series, it makes me smile whenever I think about it. But that's not what we are talking about today. Are you on Facebook?... Continue Reading →

Natural Hair (Naturalistas)

They call us messy and nappy. They knight us unruly, unprofessional looking and label our hair as ugly! They don't know that we do not care because we define ourselves! We embrace our roots roots and find a home in our natural hair. We love the kinky coily, the soft curls and hard hair. We... Continue Reading →

Welcome Winter

Those who know me will tell you that I am one of those people who has a love - hate relationship with winter (mostly hate). The layering of clothes, endless laundry, always feeling cold; if you are like me. You would take forever to warm up! If you are in Botswana, you know winter is not... Continue Reading →

Becoming Myself

So here I am, hurt and disappointed. Bruised. I can barely breathe because I am in disbelief. What happens when your heart collides with your insecurities? Can you still achieve your dreams? Does fear have to own you? No! I refuse to let fear own me, but deep down I know that fear has my... Continue Reading →

Breakings…

When someone breaks your heart, honey just go right ahead and crack that baby open. Show them the bit you tore just for you. Afterwards... Rebuild it... Grow... Heal yourself, mend that heart all by yourself. And when the next someone comes around, make sure you have healed enough for you... So that you can find... Continue Reading →

Gender Based Violence (GBV)

So I have been a bit AWOL, my apologies! I had the honor and privilege of attending a two day workshop last week hosted by Petlo Literary Trust and sponsored by THC (Tebogo Horatius Carter) Foundation and Stanbic Bank Botswana. (Thanks again Cheryl)! It was an eye-opener for me, you know sometimes you 'know things'... Continue Reading →

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