Lifestyle, Mental health, Wellness

Navigating a pandemic pregnancy { guest post}

  Hello awesome readers! my blog started out as my personal therapy and a place to let people know they are not alone. In that same vein this year I want to amplify more voices and that is why today’s post is a guest blog. As we all know that in the middle of the… Read More Navigating a pandemic pregnancy { guest post}

Inspire Mondays, Lifestyle

Be left empty

  Hello beautiful people. This year has been draining on so many fronts, spiritually, emotionally, financially and physically. Recently the death of Chadwick Boseman hit home like it was a family member. Yet in his death he taught us how to live. It is with this lesson in mind that I write my first Inspire… Read More Be left empty

Lifestyle, Ramblings of a beautiful mind

“I am not Imbokodo” – What woman’s day means to us

Today is Women’s Day and I thought it would be great to amplify the voices of other everyday women. I wanted to hear and share their views on what this day means to them, the issue of gender-based violence and what tired tropes must be erased from our vocabulary. For me it is wathinta bafazi… Read More “I am not Imbokodo” – What woman’s day means to us

Lifestyle, Ramblings of a beautiful mind

International friendship day

    “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change, and nods when I nod,my shadow does that much better. “- Plutarch I am not sure which rock I have been hiding under, unfortunately not Dwayne The Rock Johnson. I didn’t know that there was a thing such as an international friendship day.… Read More International friendship day

All things adulting, Career, Lifestyle

Meet Yamkela who puts the refined in Refined Revolt

Refined Revolt is a beautiful little textile studio founded back in 2015. They are not just bag makers they also design and manufacture gorgeous clothes with their custom textile prints. All their products are handmade in their East London studio in Eastern Cape and their raw materials are locally sourced so every purchase helps create… Read More Meet Yamkela who puts the refined in Refined Revolt

Lifestyle, Ramblings of a beautiful mind

Locally Yours Market-Online auction

Hello dear readers during lock down I have seen a lot of us talking about how essential it is to support local during these uncertain times. That is why I thought its is absolutely imperative that I let you know about this amazing online auction happening. It starts today ends on Sunday ( 12-14 June)!… Read More Locally Yours Market-Online auction

Inspire Mondays, Lifestyle

Carve for yourself a little happiness

“Never give from the depths of your well, but from your overflow.-Rumi” These last couple of weeks have been hectic, who are we kidding? This entire year has been a whole different kind of can of worms. It is under the these kind of emotions that I have found myself losing hope in humanity, just… Read More Carve for yourself a little happiness

Book club, Lifestyle, Reviews

The Theory of flight {Book Review}

Author: Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu Publication year: 2018 Genre: Fiction   Lockdown provided me with time to return to my first love, reading. Not just any reading but reading novels and getting that much needed escape. Each year I challenge myself to read a certain number of books. Books from different genres and find a new… Read More The Theory of flight {Book Review}

Lifestyle, Ramblings of a beautiful mind

How I survived lockdown in Gifs

Hello awesome readers, we are almost at stage 3, I can smell the wine. Before we get there I thought I should share how I survived level 5 lock down,  I came out chubby and glowing.So I thought to myself what better way to do this post then through gifs? Food glorious food When this… Read More How I survived lockdown in Gifs

Lifestyle

The Year Of Endurance

Happy Monday dear readers. It goes without saying that this year has pulled the rug right out under everyone’s feet.  Having spent a good deal of my lock down in quiet reflection and contemplation, when I wasn’t stuffing my face. I came out with the idea for today’s shot of inspiration. This year isn’t about… Read More The Year Of Endurance