I had the opportunity to attend a Women's Virtual meet yesterday. I'm not usually the kind of person who does that and going in I had my own speculations about the entire setup. The questions started off light and funny - they were playing 'Never have I ever'. And the stories that backed up their … Continue reading Speak Life
What other catchphrases do you know work well for the number '2'!! Because the blog has made two years🥳🥳🥳🥳. The years go by so fast, don't they!! This happened over the weekend and somehow I forgot to write about it. A part of me thought I should let it go. Then I remembered that I'm … Continue reading Blogiversary: Double the drama!!
Bringing this back from a series I did in the Winter ABC challenge - in case you missed it. One of the things I totally appreciate about the digital revolution is how many writing platforms there are. It's great exposure and most of them are mostly free. So I figured I could share some of … Continue reading Biz and Tech Week : Writing on a budget
She had never considered herself the kind who would fight over a boy. Why would she? There were plenty of boys out there. The trick was in picking the right one. Then getting them to stay. But the lament here is that she had never thought she would be one of those girls. Yet here … Continue reading the unspoken art of moving on
This is what Death must feel like. Not that she knew what death felt like. She had obviously not been dead before but she figured it felt like this. Strange. Yet even that word felt incomplete. "Hurry up!" "Coming." Deuce called back, unhappy that she was being called away just as the story was getting … Continue reading Conversations with Death
It's Friday👯♂️. Not that it makes much of a difference in lockdown when the days start to blur together. But the fact that it's Friday got me thinking about dress downs at work. I once interned at an office and you could tell it was Friday just by the dressing. I enjoyed those because it … Continue reading Culture and Fashion Week: When the past and future collide.
And my intro would be along the lines of 'My name is The Afterthought and I am a connoisseur of boots' - The Flash, anybody? They say the first thing people notice about your appearance are your shoes. I don't know how true that is for me but I guess I have a hawk's eye … Continue reading Culture and Fashion Week: Call me Ms. Boots
On the whole I like makeovers. Mostly house related but once in a while I can be moved to watch fashion makeovers. Like the show 'How do I look?' Totally enjoyed that. I was always so vocal about what fashion trends worked for people (and yes I know what fashion trends would work for me … Continue reading Culture and Fashion Week: A change of mindset.
Of late, I have been drawn to the headwraps. I just love them. I think they make a great statement, wrap up a look and go with everything. Which is always a catch for fashion. Something that's comfortable and can go with everything 👌🏿. I also like the fact that they make a messy bad … Continue reading Culture and Fashion Week: Headline with the headwrap
Should hand it to Afrobloggers - these topics have been properly varied. Shoved me a little out my comfort zone and got me learning enough things. So this is obviously Culture and Fashion Week and at first I thought I was boxed in by one perspective but the more I sat with it, the more … Continue reading Culture and Fashion Week: the trendsetter and the sheep