Dear Kerry, Spanish is Your Thing

This post is for the second guessers and anyone who wants to pick up a beloved hobby that's archived in the museum of procrastination As you have shared before, you have had a long-time affair with Spanish. Now it's time to make legit. Official. Thanks to Dottie James, you committed to stop half-assing things and … Continue reading Dear Kerry, Spanish is Your Thing

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Your Christian Bookshelves are So White!

One of the Instagram challenges for The Unread Shelf Project in March 2018 was to read books from your TBR by people of colour (POC) since its Black History Month in the US. I scanned my shelve and picked up a year old thrifted copy of Toni Morrisson's Sula. In January, I scolded myself for borrowing … Continue reading Your Christian Bookshelves are So White!

How to Get a [Virtual] Mentor

Spoiler Alert! It will involve reading. "You need to find a mentor in your professional field" is advice that everyone will probably give you at least once in your lifetime. However, accessing them may not be as easy as one would anticipate.  That is why the author of Your Best Year Ever Michael Hyatt advocates … Continue reading How to Get a [Virtual] Mentor

April 2018 Blog Post Challenge

As some of you might know from my Instagram announcement last week, I will be doing 30-day blogging challenge during the month of April 2018. I am a big fan of 30-day challenges and been keenly watching a number of creatives over the last couple of months as they go through their ups and downs … Continue reading April 2018 Blog Post Challenge

How I Find New Reads

Happy World Book Day! In honour of this auspicious occasion, I reckoned it would be fun to share where I find new reads or at least recommendations. Most book hoarders bibliophiles will tell you that aside from being asked where they find the time to read, they are also asked to recommend on what others … Continue reading How I Find New Reads

Read This When You are Ready to Master Adulting

As members of the SLA (She Leads Africa) community, we normally feel like we have so much to do but so little time. From juggling days and side hustles to attending networking events to building our online presence, travelling the world..., we want to SLA-y. Phew! It can be daunting since we can not afford … Continue reading Read This When You are Ready to Master Adulting

4 Literary Female Characters That Will Inspire You

You have to agree that 2017 has been the year of Diana a.k.a Wonder Woman. To be honest, I have not been keeping track of the DC /Marvel superhero movie releases over the last couple of years. However, her sword-wielding ways, her smarts and her heart for people definitely got my attention. The movie made … Continue reading 4 Literary Female Characters That Will Inspire You

Maintaining Your Online Personal Space and Your Sanity Too

Over the last couple of weeks, I have watched from a distance the swirling online rumours about popular blogger and fashionista Sharon Mundia's family life. Having always been a lurker on her social media sites, I could only sympathise with the pressure of being closely scrutinised while trying to excel in new roles. From what I … Continue reading Maintaining Your Online Personal Space and Your Sanity Too

Embracing Bookish Minimalism

Owning very many unread books does not spark joy. At least not anymore. There.  I said it. If you are short on shelf space like I am, you will understand the constant need for arranging, re-arranging and dusting that it is required to maintain an IG-worthy semblance of a  bookshelf. Especially cookbooks. Don't get me even … Continue reading Embracing Bookish Minimalism