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The uncalled for questions series: Why are you not applying for a job?

Being unemployed is challenging on its own, but imagine being asked if you are applying or not. Some questions are not appropriate, and people should learn to be more lenient when they ask such questions. If you cannot ask in a way that it’s not offensive, simply keep it to yourself. No one, in theirContinue reading “The uncalled for questions series: Why are you not applying for a job?”

The uncalled for questions series: Why are you not getting married?

Welcome to The Baobab. It’s the last week of the series. I hope you have learned a lot of lessons. A big thank you to everyone who took part in the series. I remember being a teenager and wishing I was an adult. Now, I am finally an adult and this phase is hard. NoContinue reading “The uncalled for questions series: Why are you not getting married?”

Uncalled for questions: Why I am no longer talking about love?

Once upon a time, I was a hopeless romantic, a dreamer, a lover, and a seeker of butterflies. I had big plans and they all included settling down with the cream cheese to my cinnamon rolls and popping some hot cross buns. That never happened till I met the man I hoped I would marry.Continue reading “Uncalled for questions: Why I am no longer talking about love?”

The Adulting series: Drunk aunts and Uncles

Do you remember when you were young and happy and had such big dreams of what kind of life you wanted to have? I remember I wanted to be a lawyer because everyone wanted to be either that or a doctor. But the older I got the more I realised that no man, I wantContinue reading “The Adulting series: Drunk aunts and Uncles”

A review:This is me the Metamorphosis of Ayo

Author: Patricia OpioCover rating:3/5Overall rating:4/5Themes: love, family, Christianity, HIV status,5stages of grief, courage, determination,self-care SUMMARYPatricia writes about her story and how her life changed when she turned twenty-five. The writer thought she had bigger problems but the news comes as a shock on her birthday because she is still a  virgin. Patricia struggles to comeContinue reading “A review:This is me the Metamorphosis of Ayo”

Take a walk in the library

Hello my lovely, how is 2022 treating you? Here are some of the quotes from the books that I read but failed to review on The Baobab. The stories were raw and I could see parts of myself in these stories. Now that I am forgivenšŸ˜… do read the quotes and look for these sevenContinue reading “Take a walk in the library”

A chat with Sandra Sigauke

Can you please tell us about yourself and Shcwits? My name is Sandra Sigauke, I turned 31 recently. I am a Veterinary Surgeon by profession. Schwits is a brand I started because I like creating things, looking good and smelling nice. What motivated you start your business ? I was motivated by curiosity honestly. IContinue reading “A chat with Sandra Sigauke”

A review- These things

A review- These things Author- Elizabeth AworiCover rating-3/5Overall rating -3/5Themes- Mental health, love, loss, memories, abuse, masculinity, therapy SummaryThese things is a collection of poetry which is divided into four parts.*Mauwa*Pecho*Buuru*Baluwa The poems are not far-fetched and they will take you back to a time or a person. Although the poems are fictional the readerContinue reading “A review- These things”

A chat with Derrick Manyika

Who is Derrick Manyika? Derrick is a photographer and videographer based in Harare Zimbabwe. Outside work he is a son, a brother, and a friend. Most importantly Derrick is a Godā€™s child. What inspired you to become a photographer?  Growing up I have always been fascinated with all things related to art and fashion. IContinue reading “A chat with Derrick Manyika”