70 series recommendations from my sisters and I

My three sisters and I shared some of our favourite series on this youtube videos: Part 1 and Part 2. Below is the list of series shared for future reference. Watch the video to know which ones were whose favourites and what we had to say about them. PART 1 (40) Horror/Fiction/Thriller Vampre Diaries Stranger…

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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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12 lessons from Aunty Ayado that helped me thrive while in Jo’burg

Today is the special birthday of a very special woman in my life! Without her I would not miss Johannesburg as much as I do. In celebration, I would like to share some precious life lessons she taught me. These lessons were mostly learnt from watching the way she lived her life as well as…

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16 Nairobi restaurants I want to visit post-quarantine

I love love love food, people and beautiful spaces. That’s why eating out at a restaurant is one of my favourite things because it usually combines all the three. It is also why I enjoyed The Spread episode: A Restaurant Guide to dating in Nairobi. Kaz, Soni and Kaluhi gave some good restaurant recommendations on…

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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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Minding my circle of influence

I was about to procrastinate this blog then I decided it is just becoming too muchi!!! 😅 I understand why I do not feel like writing though. The rona situation sunk in this week and left me wallowing in all types of hopeless feelings. Some context – even on normal days my mind is usually…

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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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