“Silence is often a woman-flavoured thing. It is guilty of holding countless women’s names and voices hostage inside of its spine and its ribcage.” Nikita Gill
Posted in books, Heart matters, home, marriage
Tagged books, marriage, India, entertainment, cooking, recipes, Indian cuisine, pasta recipe, Books reading, Sunday Reads, Pasta
Posted in books, home, marriage, working
Tagged Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, books, Books reading, cooking, Kenya, lentils, marriage, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Nobel Prize, recipes, Sunday Reads, weddings. planning, women, women and work, Zeitz Mocaa
The state of ignorance towards popular internet memes; the description of a person who does not recognise 90% of internet jokes. origins: internet + naive
Posted in books, home, marriage
Tagged America, Behold the Dreamers, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Imbolo Mbue, lunch at work, marriage, OPW, recipes, salads, short stories, Sunday Reads, technology, Urban dictionary, words we need
Posted in Heart matters, home, life, marriage, working
Tagged cooking, diet, economics, eggplant, Gordon Ramsay, hospitality, kitchen, marriage, migration, motherhood, periods, Podcasts, Sunday Reads, women and work, xenophobia
Posted in home
Tagged baby marrow, Being Black, belief, bible god, faith, God, motherhood, parenting, recipes, relationships, salads, Sunday Reads, travelling, zucchini
Posted in books, good, Heart matters, home, life, marriage
Tagged African writing, aging, Algeria, anniversaries, baking, faith, friendship, gifts, God, healthy-living, home, India, Kenya decides, Pakistan, racism, recipes, Science, sin, Sunday Reads, tea, The Bachelorette
We mentally compress our networks when we are harassed, bullied or being threatened by job loss. We close ourselves off, isolating ourselves, creating a huge blind spot where we can’t see our resources, allies and opportunities.
Posted in Heart matters, home, school, working
Tagged Being Black, Christianity, family, food, friendship, language, motherhood, Movies, networking, parenthood, PhD, race, school, selflessness, Sunday Reads, telly, The Bachelorette
I am in my favourite city, Joburg so enjoy …
How can we change this? We can start, says Dr. David, by letting boys experience their emotions, all of them, without judgment — or by offering them solutions. This means helping them learn the crucial lessons that “Emotions aren’t good or bad” and that “their emotions aren’t bigger than they are. They aren’t something to fear. (NYT
Posted in books, home, life, marriage, school, working
Tagged bringing up boys, Caine Prize, education, Feminism, gardening, labour market, marriage, marriage markets, parenting, South Africa, Sunday Reads, weddings, women and work, writing
Posted in books, design, Heart matters, home, life, marriage
Tagged 90s Music, ALU Mauritius, books, Books reading, decolonisation, education, faith, Kabali-Kagwa, Kenya, Kenyan elections, Kintu, marriage in Kenya, motherhood, music, Nigeria, photography, race, recipes, Refugees, Sunday Reads, Uganda
Posted in home
Tagged Africa, books, children, Christianity, decision making, Development, faith, home decor, marriage, open marriage, parenting, recipes, relationships, Sunday Reads
Posted in books, home, life, working
Tagged Africa, babies, books, home, Kenya, Kenyan elections, Kenyan music, music, Nairobi, Obama, race, recipes, Sunday Reads, women and work, women at work
Posted in home
Tagged America, Apostle Paul, Black History, drugs, Japan, marijuana, Nyerere, Obama, Sunday Reads, Tanzania, war
Posted in home
Tagged apps, Being Black, blogging, economics, enviroment, food, home, Kenyan music, recipes, Sunday Reads, travel, women
Posted in home
Tagged blanket, conception, crotcheting, Donors, education, hair, home, home decor, investment, Johannesburg, men, money, No, Sunday Reads, wealth, women and work
Also known as what happens in the real life that almost always constricts a great blogging schedule!
- Upcycling old kitchenware beautifully!
- Weep for this generation 😦
- Great (and practical) ways to teach your children about money.
- Yet another lentil recipe.YUM!!!
- Another chai recipe – cupcakes this time.
- Vegetarian biryani. YUM!
- Something we also learn about marriage on the grind.
- Because she is that bit close to John Legend.
- On testing teenagers for AIDS.
- I know someone whose Dr could not tell her the right size of her baby. Very scary and confusing for the mom-to-be.
- Some things to do for yourself this year. I like the bit about having therapy, kinda feeling that vybe this year. Also, exploring your new city or going to a totally new place.
- Five strategies to get your academic writing “unstuck”.
- Youngest person to buy a Gulfstream Jet is a Malawian Pastor. Will leave that there.
Happy Sunday and reading!
Posted in design, home, marriage, school, working
Tagged AIDS, cooking, design, growing up., home, interior design, John Legend, life, loves, marriage, motherhood, recipes, school, Sunday Reads, teenagers, working, writing
- Discipline, nature or nurture?
- In case you love Longreads and want to catch up on some of the year’s best readings.
- As if I did not already want to go to Turkey,this beautiful post here for you!!
- Oh dear me, I can comfortably say I will never be an insta-mom!!
- On the prevalence of C-sections in the US. Interesting to note that it varies with Mothers ethnicity, age, day of the week and that something like having more on cal obstetricians would keep it within the WHOs 10% target.
- The low rewards to thinking short-term!
- On using simple household items to tell the story of global inequality!
- For all the word ninjas out there – the 58 most mistaken words in the English dictionary.
- Maths and Colouring Books if ever you wanted to combine the two!
Posted in books, design, home, life
Tagged books, C-sections, ceasarians, Colouring Books, Debt Crisis, design, English, home, inequality, language, life, Longreads, Mathematics, motherhood, parenthood, parenting, planning, Rewards, Sunday Reads, Turkey, who
Posted in design, good, home, life, marriage, school, working
Tagged Alanis Morissette, career, conversation, cooking, design, education, good, green beans, hazelnuts, home, HONY, housework, Humans of, Ironic, life, marriage, Michael Phelps, PhD, productivity, recipes, relationships, school, Sunday Reads, tea, women and men roles, working
Posted in home
Tagged #Feesmustfall, academics, bursaries, competition, female economists, foreign aid, giving back, home, parenthood, Refugees, regulatory economics, Sunday Reads, TedX Johannesburg, Wits, Witwatersrand, writing
Posted in good, Heart matters, home
Tagged born, Cape Town, cooking, developmental states, good, Heart matters, home, home decor, IKEA, niece, parenthood, Sunday Reads, tea leaves, the IKEA Effect
Hope you have a blessed and restful Sunday, enjoy your reads!
- iPad Apps for the Kitchen
- A good story coming out of Africa
- Some lovely tips for dyeing natural hair.
- Boo to gender stereotypes but I also believe in traditional roles for wives and husbands 😦
- A recipe I tried and definitely loved past week that had very good results – Zuccini Cake.
- A feel good story that we all always need to hear every so often!
- Beautiful natural hair looks to rock for weddings and other formal occasions
- I love this couple. Viva!!!
- An easy ricotta gelato recipe if you are interested to try
Posted in good, Heart matters, marriage, school
Tagged Africa, apps, cooking, dyeing hair, education, gelatto, good, Heart matters, love, marriage, narratives, natural hair, relationships, school, Sunday Reads, Zuccini cake