Fighting fires and saving lives

Happy new week my lovely readers, I hope you are well and taking care of yourselves. Sending my love and prayers to anyone going through a difficult time. When I  saw a post that Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19 will be premiering their new seasons on the 30th of September I was all smiles. IContinue reading “Fighting fires and saving lives”

A book review-The secret lives of Baba Segi’s wives

Author: Lola ShoneyinCover rating: 3/50verall rating:4.8/5 Themes: polygamy, secrets, security, family, impotence, societal expectations SummaryThe book is a hilarious piece and it tells the story of Baba Segi and his four wives. The author introduces the four wives and learn or understand how they ended up being in Baba Segi’s household. The reasons include societalContinue reading “A book review-The secret lives of Baba Segi’s wives”

The lessons that I have learnt from blogging

I enjoy blogging and maybe I should have created my blog a long time ago. The AfroBloggers winter blogging challenge was a great learning opportunity for me. There I was a time I was about to give up but every morning I woke up to notifications that some bloggers had already published their blog postContinue reading “The lessons that I have learnt from blogging”

Our special friends

Guess who is back! I decided to practice what I preach and get the much-needed rest since I was advocating for self-care during the #WinterABC2021. I am well rested and ready to conquer the world😊. We have great friends that we have never met but their voices do brighten our day. Their craft had becomeContinue reading “Our special friends”

A book review -Mess

Happy new month my readers, I wish you nothing but good health, achievements and happiness. Author: Dudu Busani-DubeCover rating:4/5Overall rating:4.9/5 Themes: Mental health, family, support system, death, trauma, suicide, therapy Summary: Mess is the fifth book of the Hlomu series. I cried myself to sleep when I finished reading the book because my heart wasContinue reading “A book review -Mess”

WinterABC2021 Day 22- Homecoming (Part 2)

Day 22/22 is the last day of the WinterABC2021 and I am proud of everyone who decided to take part. I never thought I would come this far but here I am. I am thankful for the friends I have made, the lessons I have learnt and for my lovely readers who have taken thisContinue reading “WinterABC2021 Day 22- Homecoming (Part 2)”

WinterABC2021 Day 21: Homecoming (Part 1)

A man is lying on his bed starring at the window. Some people are crying whereas others are groaning in pain. Madzudzo is wearing grey pyjamas, a woollen hat and a pair of thick stockings. One would wonder why this man is punishing himself with the high temperatures experienced in the Lowveld of Zimbabwe duringContinue reading “WinterABC2021 Day 21: Homecoming (Part 1)”

WinterABC2021 Day 20 – Bhudhi Farai

  Welcome to the storytelling week, my readers😊. This month has been exciting and I am happy that I decided to take part in the AfroBloggers Winter Challenge 2021. When Mhai (mother) opened the front gate a part of my heart sank and a part of it was beating like an African drum. He hadContinue reading “WinterABC2021 Day 20 – Bhudhi Farai”

WinterABC2021 Day 19- My roots, my identity

Hello, my readers and welcome to Day 5 of the Culture and Fashion Week. I enjoyed reading about different cultural practices and if you would like to join in the fun you can follow the following hashtag #WinterABC2021 My name is Takudzwanashe and my name means we have been honoured or exalted by God inContinue reading “WinterABC2021 Day 19- My roots, my identity”

WinterABC2021 Day 18-The Journey to motherhood

When I was in high school I believed that the masungiro practice was about tying a pregnant woman and a goat on the same tree. I was angry because I believed that my Shona culture ill-treated an expectant mother. When I visited my grandmother during the holidays and l was researching about one cultural practiceContinue reading “WinterABC2021 Day 18-The Journey to motherhood”

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