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
Living in a world of instant gratification has probably worn out our muscle of patience. We've conveniently forgotten that good things take time and have the idea that if something doesn't pick we should abandon it. Half baked plans and half hearted attempts. I think this is what keeps us rotating around then idea of … Continue reading Biz and Tech Week : Let it marinate.
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 the platforms I use. Because of how busy work has gotten, I haven't been so active on these sites … Continue reading Biz and Tech Week : Writing on a budget
To do so many things, including promoting and growing your business. So - welcome to your marketplace. If you are producing something, unless it's totally private and for your personal enjoyment, you hope there will be consumers on the other end of it. I hope that description just lights the idea of social media in … Continue reading Biz and Tech Week : It takes a village…
When is the right time to start telling children about money? Because I'm constantly thinking that I came to the conversation quite late. Like an active participation. Because I don't think you can make it beyond five years with no idea of money and how well it smooths life over. And at this age, it's … Continue reading Biz and Tech Week: Conversations I should have had.
Pick up your pen and paper, its time to relearn our ABCs and 123s. In fact, use a pencil because you might need to erase more often than not. Because new information is always being unearthed. I mean you probably lived most of your life thinking watermelons are red or pinkish, only to find that … Continue reading Advocacy: The space to unlearn and relearn
There are many facets to the issue of infertility (yep, still here). Meanwhile the Afrobloggers community is getting bold and loud about the issues so dear to their hearts. I hope you have read some as we get into day 7. But I figured I would close it out with a male perspective. If fertility … Continue reading Advocacy: Because Pain is not a respector of persons… Or sexes
So...if you are all caught up with yesterday's post, you sort of already know where this is heading. I want to give perspective to what I'm trying to put across so thought I would share a blogpost from someone walking through it and give you a glimpse into their everyday reality. The excerpt you are … Continue reading Advocacy: What they wish you knew
The never ending need for validation! Especially when you don't seem to be getting the recognition you deserve (you know what I'm writing about). Over the past three days, I've mostly enjoyed writing on knowing your why. Because some times this can be a lonely road and I know you usually start out for yourself, … Continue reading Creatives: And the award goes to…
I know that they say that there is no favourite child. Which, by the way, I hear with plenty of salt. Plenty of salt!!!!! (imagine me screaming this). And sometimes creations are considered children - you know the brainchild and whatever. But your creation is dear to you, you conceive it and most of the … Continue reading Creatives: Recreating the same old magic