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A note from death

Dear human, I am inevitable. I am the one thing you can run your entire life from, only to run into. I am worse than the air you breathe; with me, there is no breathing. I will take you into the sky and let you

Quality far outweighs Quantity

My line of work is predominantly male, especially in the structures where decisions are made. You rarely find women as part if those teams and committees. If there are any, there is one surrounded by men. For example, in a committee of seven people, only

3 festive season romantics

Matchmaker Santa Who could have thought that Santa would be so mischievous? As a little girl, Melanie, notices the love between her parents and writes to Santa asking for her very own Prince Charming, true love itself. When the time is right, Santa shows up

The Nun: Horrific horror

I’m somewhat traumatized. Traumatized just because I watched a movie. The plot is fairly simple. A priest is summoned by the Vatican and is sent to investigate what they suppose to be suicide committed by one of the nuns in a small rural town in

Emma

Celebrating June: Birth month and new adventures

Birth month Birthdays all around. June is super cold where I was born. Living In Pietermaritzburg makes one forget that winter exists; it has these nice warm winters. This makes it easy for my birthday celebrations to be held weekly. Every Thursday is my birthday

avengers

Thanos has a point

I still can’t believe that it happened. Ever time the images pass before my eyes I find myself wondering why. Okay, maybe I understand why it had to happen and I understand how it happened but I still want to know why. But Thanos though!!!

No greater time than this

Listen to the beat of your heart, Hear the song in your soul, Observe the direction in which the trees sway, Feel the force of the breeze, Spread them wings, flap them and go.   You have seen what is to come, You understand what

Black Panther

Black panther begins with a beautiful scenery which is accompanied by a gorgeous voice that tells us of the history of Wakanda. Wakanda; the birth place of T’Challa, king and protector of the people of Wkakanda. A place guarded by a powerful army. A place

The irony of a teacher

I have spent my young adulthood and most of my adult life teaching younger ones to follow their hearts. I’ve spent hours working on lesson plans that will better help me convey this message and putting in activities that would imprint in their minds the

It has begun: new beginnings

2018 is finally here. Those that speak spiritual numbers say that 8 is a new beginning. Those that speak numerology say that 8 balances the material and immaterial worlds. They say that the number 8 is practical, realistic and intelligent. That is amazing and truly

You are perfect just as you are (letter to15yr old me)

Dear Courageous Beautiful Visionary I have finally summoned up the strength to write to you. I’ve hesitated for so long to speak to you and to even look at you because I feared something that I did not understand. I know that you don’t consider

The ‘feel good’ make-up lesson

If you have seen my Instagram posts you must definitely have realized that me and make up are distant cousins. Not that I have anything against it as you’d have noticed that I occassionally try to use it. What had previously discouraged me is not