Body Politics| Apple shaped and plus size

It triggered me deeply and got me thinking….🤔 Are we really a body positivity community or a ‘we only love fat bodies’ movement? Why should people have to explain and justify their journey to being healthier to us? We have been saying that it is possible to love your body as it is, whilst youContinue reading “Body Politics| Apple shaped and plus size”

GBV| The shame of being violated and fear of being stigmatized

Our satellite dish is broken – thanks to this weather, so naturally we are listening to Ukhozi fm with Ma. OSgqemeza had me triggered this morning and the lady (from Isolezwe) who was harassed at the taxi rank, reporting and speaking about her ordeal gave me courage. Yvette told me that I didn’t need toContinue reading “GBV| The shame of being violated and fear of being stigmatized”

Healing of Memories Part 10| Bullying and suicidal thoughts

This is a story about my struggle to cope with bullying at home and at school and how I couldn’t handle kindness and caring, it felt strange to me. This is also a shout out to my crazy cousin and retired nurse, Mrs Khishiwe Ambrosia MaMzobe Duma. This is my beloved cousin uMrs Mbro Duma.Continue reading “Healing of Memories Part 10| Bullying and suicidal thoughts”

Why are we okay with poor quality of services | the case of Glenread flat under Trafalgar Management

My dearest friends, there are famous Zulu sayings we use for circumstances such as these: “ukuhamba ukubona futhi kuzala induna.” Asitolikwake bantakwethu! I laugh at myself for all the angry emails I wrote to City Property when we spent 8 months in 2017 without a lift and that time I was renting a flat onContinue reading “Why are we okay with poor quality of services | the case of Glenread flat under Trafalgar Management”

How Airbnb helped me to make extra money | Influenced by Cece Olisa

Hello Dearest friends, I feel like, I don’t share this money making tip enough you guys. AIRBNB! So there’s this New York based influencer Cece Olisa, that I started following around 2014 and I have mentioned her a lot in my blog posts. She really influenced me in more ways than one. I feel validatedContinue reading “How Airbnb helped me to make extra money | Influenced by Cece Olisa”

Healing of Memories Part 9:

First off, my first real job was in the church. A responsibility I took very seriously. I put in a lot of my personal time into it, especially when donor reports were due. See, I was a coordinator of one office according to my employment contract but in actuality I was coordinating 2 offices, doingContinue reading “Healing of Memories Part 9:”

The Single Wives SA S1 E2 and 3 Review

I’m basically binge watching Single Wives Episode 2 and 3, thanks to my insomnia! I basically tried to binge watch the single wives. I am only on the 4th episode no, but I still need to complete the exercises. I am not looking forward to the online dating profile, in fact I have made myContinue reading “The Single Wives SA S1 E2 and 3 Review”

Single Wives SA Season 1 Episode 1

Please don’t laugh. I only discovered this show today and if you know anything about me, you ‘d know that I am a Mapaseka fan. How did I not know about this show for so long? The ladies (Angel Pather, Chantelle Thrupp-Snow, Genevieve Stander, Helen Zondo, Nikki Nell and Tori Celliers) are beautiful!!! From theContinue reading “Single Wives SA Season 1 Episode 1”

The full armor of God

I remember a time when I couldn’t go to work without my sacramentals (holy water, rosary, medals…). We used to spray holy water and pray for protection at the beginning of every work day. When I tell you that every single day, going to work was like marching into battle I would be grossly understatingContinue reading “The full armor of God”

Story Time| My Funny Valentine’s

What if this is the only valentine’s greeting you received today read something like: “Hey sweetie, happy valentine to you. You know I don’t even remember when is Valentines’s day….. so sure you can deduce from that  what does that mean. What is narcissistic person ??????” I laugh because I’m over it but this isContinue reading “Story Time| My Funny Valentine’s”