May ‘20

Writing May’s monthly gratitude list was difficult. My anger loathed the process of finding joy through thanksgiving. However, I encouraged myself to lean on Alex Elle’s prompt to accommodate dualities by “looking at the the things that hurt, heal and challenge us with a different/dual lens” and come up with at least 10 highlights from…

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March ‘20

March catfished me y’all! She told me things in February, yaani! She said we were going to explore all of Nairobi’s restaurants for my birthdays (there are 31 birthdays in a 25th birthmonth – it is just science!)  then visit New York for the first time then say a proper goodbye to Johannesburg all while graduating then…

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What I miss about Jozi

Johannesburg / Jozi / Egoli was my home for four years and I miss her often. But even more than the place I also miss what my life there allowed me to do. I am referring to the  absence of parental influence and steady cash flow (major cons of being  on a not-yet-income-generating gap year…

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Lessons at 25

I am 25! Woohoo! My late teens and early twenties were quite the ride and I cannot wait to see what my mid twenties hold! Whatever the case, below are the lessons I am carrying into 25! Sisterhood is everything For me sisterhood is a term that encompasses my sisters, sister-friends, girlfriends, aunties, mothers,  grandmothers…

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Reflections on being awarded “Best all-round student in construction studies” in both my 1st and 2nd year of study.

I remember the day I chose construction, it was a Sunday morning at the African Leadership Academy. It was a hard season, especially because even the American colleges I had applied to for the sake of it had either rejected me or waitlisted me. Sundays were my days for speaking to God, I would wake…

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October ’16

Ah! These last two months have been tough especially with the unstable situation on campus. There was so much to do in so little time, so much fear, so much trauma but hey! I am alive and only four days late to write about my thankings (last month I was the whole 31 days late).…

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August ’16

August was really tough…there were two burials and school was really stressful. However, it was also full of blessings like: South Africa’s official women’s month and all the events that came with it; finding a sacred place; writing and reading  more; road trip to Gaborone; many new beginnings for close friends and support from friends……

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