“Ears on Africa”

In pre-school, our teacher used to say that our ears are shaped like the African continent as a sign that we are Africans indeed! I never forgot that! With that in mind, here are some interesting facts to remind us how proud we ought to be of this beautiful continent #earsonafrica The entire human race…

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Food, Glorious Food!

Cacao smoothies and Goji berries; Moringa and Hemp powder; Matcha tea  and Turmeric lattes, Chia seeds, Maca powder… the list goes on! Those are names of popular ‘superfoods’ we are promised are packed with nutrients to keep you healthy and energized! Superfoods or whole foods are unprocessed and unrefined; filled with high levels of naturally…

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Make the Circle Bigger?

So this post follows on from the previous post about Cape Town’s cliquey nature. This post responds to some comments you gave, chat about the existence of clique-ness within groups, and then talks about what people have done to survive in spite of the social exclusion. Cliques can form within similar groups. A friend explained that as…

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Cape Town So Cliquey?

  “How are you finding living in Cape Town so far? I asked an acquaintance I met a few weeks ago at a friend’s farewell party. “Cliquey,” she responded. This is the umpteenth time I hear someone who has recently moved to Cape Town say that. She explained to me that she was based in…

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Forever Young…

“So, what are you up to these days?” This is a burning question I have received from a variety of people these past couple of months. For a while, this question was an anxiety trigger for me… I’m an educated young person who wants to do something meaningful with her life, but for the past…

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27 Thoughts at 27

I turn 27 today. I know Mama will phone me at 2pm because that is the exact time I was born… For the longest time, 27 was an age of culmination to me: I thought I’d have it all figured out by now – career wise, property ownership-wise, relationship-wise, etc. I’m over that though because…

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