Someone told me love feels like flying. I read somewhere that living without love is like cutting a bird's wings; condemning him to never fly again. Now what about ostriches, kiwis and penguins? Is their status as birds revoke on their inability to fly? No it isn't. So why do we constantly try to give … Continue reading Contradictory perfection
Starting this account was a joy. A blissful first step, based on something I considered myself really good at: writing. Then came the fear. Fear of not being understood, fear of not being read. Fear of ending up being one spec of sand amongst the thousands in the hourglass. From fear developed slackness and disinterest. … Continue reading Where to from here?
When you have been hearing lies for years like an incessant melody, they become a familiar misery.
"Fear is the thief of many dreams. Don't let it steal yours." - Professor Thuli Mandosela This is a collection of advice I wrote to myself during the course of last year and I think people should be reminded of this from time to time. These are tailored to myself but I believe everybody can … Continue reading Reminder
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt On South African National women's day, which was the 9th of August, a dear friend of mine sent me this work of art. I found the words touching and delightful. It is always interesting to have a view of how you are … Continue reading Queen
Welcome to my journey of giving a piece of Africa, as well as a piece of me, to the world through blogging. I started this site because I am a believer of touching the world through written words. I believe that life is an ongoing learning process. There is always more to discover about the … Continue reading The Journey Begins