The Hair Dryer’s Last Breath… x

Recently, my trusted and ever-appreciated hair dryer gave it’s last breath split seconds before I needed to make my hair look half-decent for varsity. Now, any black girl with semi-natural hair like mine will understand the struggle when I say that my hair lives a life of it’s own, and more often than not, I need to tame the lion’s…

Perception vs. Reality… x

I was in the midst of my usual state of thinking about my life, some decisions I have made and what they all meant to me at the time, and at the current moment. Suddenly, in what felt like a nanosecond in time, I found myself walking down a familiar route that was dimmed by doubt, and I contemplated all…

When One’s Creativity Inspires Another x

Last week Friday, being the 26th of June, my friend Refiloe and I attended my second ever ‘Creative Mornings’ talk at the Museum of African Design in Maboneng. If you have been on my blog for longer than two minutes, you will have noticed that anything that ends or begins with ‘Maboneng’ tends to grab my attention, along with my…

The MCQ Effect x

Multiple Choice Questions, also infamously known as “MCQ’s” here at Wits, are the form of examinations whereby four or five options are given, and the most correct statement is the one in which you’re supposed to choose. MCQ’s also happen to be one of the more humbling forms of examinations that one can ever write. I have come to envy…

‘Count your blessings…’ x

I remember a particular day when I was young, mild and a fresh little tulip in pre-primary school (I’m writing this feeling much older, and a lot less fresh seeing as exam are creeping up on me). I had been blessed enough to be in a really amazing pre-school, with many friends to make and an abundance of crayons to…

#BetterForIt: Nike Run x

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On Thursday evening, the 7th of May, Nike hosted it’s first #BetterForIt evening in the city that I love, Joburg. The night was filled with an air of mystery, excitement and a slight chill in the air, because Joburg wants us to know that Autumn is here without a doubt, and Nike hadn’t informed us on what the evening would…