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This short film challenged me to love my work and to do it to the best of my ability.
I love window seats … they are so dreamy and this one has additional space at the bottom
There is something about wearing a jumpsuit to a wedding or on a wedding lineup
I love the pink couch .. what a dream
There is something about this dress ….
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In light of the new phase I am in presently,I decided to share parenting-related articles
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So exactly four weeks ago I had a baby girl and I am currently enjoying the quiet mornings and getting to know her a bit better.
Our Little Miss (OLM)
Our hearts are warm and we and our families feel mightily blessed and this reminds me again of my memory verse for 2019: The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance (Psalm 16:6).
I may be a bit scarce on this here blog but will pop in every so often with posts.
I recently pinned this picture below:
- I love the fact that the work area is set up against the window, I love to work facing windows so if my mind wanders I can look at something pretty or unexpected.
- I love the storage on the left and on the top.
- It doesn’t hurt that the Mr and I could work side-by-side.
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…. although I would change the fact that she had to transform into the mainstream to get a seat at the table. What if the mainstream changed to accommodate her and she did not morph into a gatekeeper for the new “other”.
See the full list below.
Key: *** Highly Recommend ** Yeah, why not read it *Nah, only read if you have nothing else (No star) I have no feelings on the book
- Wizard of the Crow – Ngugi wa Thiong’o ***
- A Column of Fire – Ken Follet ***
- Her Body and Other Parties – Carmen Maria Machado
- Dear Ijeawele – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie **
- So Long A Letter – Mariam Bä ***
- Silver Sparrow – Tayari Jones *
- The Mystery of Mercy Close – Marian Keyes
- All the Single Ladies – Rebecca Traister ***
- The Buddha in the Attic – Julie Otsuka **
- The Black Path – Åsa Larsson
- The Break – Marian Keyes
- The Bridge to Brilliance – Nadia Lopez with Rebecca Paley **
- Whatever it takes – Adele Parks
- Fate and Furies – Lauren Groff ***
- Still Me – Jojo Moyes ***
- An American Marriage – Tayari Jones *
- Free Food For Millionaires – Min Jin Lee *
- The Spider King’s Daughter – Chibundu Onuzo **
- Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine – Gail Honeyman *
- The Radiance of Tomorrow – Ishmael Beah
- The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas **
- The Wangs Vs The World – Jade Chang
- Feminism Is – edited by Jen Thorpe ***
- Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan
- Bad Feminist – Roxanne Gay ***
- China Rich Girlfriend – Kevin Kwan
- Rich People Problems – Kevin Kwan
- The Ones with purpose – Cynthia Jele **
- The Blessed Girl – Angela Makholwa **
- Gold Diggers: A novel – Sue Nyathi ***
- What it means when a man falls from the sky – Lesley Nneka Arimah **
- An Image in the Mirror – Ijangolet S Ogwang *
- Flame and Song – Philippa Namutebi Kabali-Kagwa *
- A Little Life – Hanya Yanagihara ***
- Educated – Tara Westover **
- Everything I Never Told You – Celeste Ng *
- Nine Perfect Strangers – Liane Moriarty ***
- A Spark of Light – Jodi Picoult ***
My book of the year was A Little Life. This book gave me all the feels and I loved that it was about male friendships. Please do yourself a favour and also read it.
Notable mentions were: Gold Diggers: A Novel and Fates and Furies.
Books I wanted to like but just.did.not: An American Marriage, Flame and Song, An Image in the Mirror and Everything I Never Told you.
How many books did you get through last year?
Enthusiastic recommendations for reads that will provide you with abundant reasons to rejoice, reflect or recharge, as suggested by TED speakers and TED-Ed educators. If you’re searching for some calm The Peace of Wild Things: And Other Poems by Wendell Berry This little book of poetry is my current morning dose of calm, and I use…
via TED’s winter reading list: 78 feel-good books — ideas.ted.com
In case you are looking for some great reading recommendations and some great TED talks to listen to.
10 December,2018 in books, design, Heart matters, home, life, marriage, Motherhood/ Parenting, school, working
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