Test Post

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So I decided to finally get into gear and move my blog here. This is a test post to actually fathom out if I have come to grips on how my new template works. Been having problems with the back end and the scripts I want to use. Saaleha has been awesome...

Rambling discoveries

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An attempt at rediscovery and finding a way to write again... There’s this place just north of Durban, that we use to frequent often growing up. It's also one of those special places to me. Surrounded by a nature reserve we use to go there on weekends...

My Band and Album

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1 – Go to “wikipedia.” Hit “random” or click http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The first random wikipedia article you get is the name of your band. 2 – Go to “Random quotations” or click http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3 The last four or five words of the very last quote of the page is the title of...

#merightnow

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Here’s the deal: 1. Sit down 2. TAKE A PICTURE OF YOURSELF RIGHT NOW. Don’t primp, just snap one! 3. Upload it 4. Tag 5 people to do the same 5. Hashtag it #merightnow on Twitter Tagged in this post: 1. Saaleha (@Saaleha) 2. KP (@Kayenchante) 3. Mak (@mkarim) 4....

Death to a Nation…or two

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Its been forever since I last blogged properly. But that’s ok. I have come to terms with myself. The realization that the staunch once a week blogger does not exist anymore. She has moved on to realizing that life is more then blogging though I maybe shot by people since...

Success: Spring in your step

Blood, Bombs, Guns…Adrenaline Rush!

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I have been running around like a headless chicken and suffering from a huge dose of insomnia. Due to this I have been very much online with Twitter and the likes there of. No wonder on Wednesday night I got a little tweet to tell me about the events unfolding...

Love in the time of Crisis

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The last week and this have been a crazy time and I know its not going to be any easier. My darling cousin got proposed/engaged to a friend of mine which is brilliant for me – I think. You maybe wondering why I wrote it as ‘proposal/engaged’, well that’s because...

R-O-A-R

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It’s been a crazy few days. Running around a zoo with little kids was the one of the most enjoyable parts of the weekend that passed. Its amazing how they make you want to see life in a different way. The kids that I was running after was 7 out...

Re-emergence…

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I've been ordered by BiBi to write again. You may be wondering about the long and lengthy absence but I've been a tad disinterested in life at present. Trying to manage through to the end of Ramadan was not that difficult. The idea of going home for Eid was making it...

Zim — changes?

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I think many of us are now holding our breath and hoping that the deal signed today between Mugabe and Tsvingari will bring peace and stability to the once rich country. As many Zimbabweans I have met along the way remind me... "We will go back, if we get peace...

Current Addictions…Tag you It!

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So I was surprisingly tagged after ages by Fatima who was absent for a while from the realm. Being Brazen and Prixie started the tag session and I should not complain much as this hasn't happened in a good while. ...

Akwaaba

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The reason for reposting it here is to make sure that my other readers get a chance to share in the debate. Welcome to the land of the Gold Coast and the slave traders. Yes Akwaaba means welcome and you certainly are as I mentioned previously in my last post. Here...

Smiles all around

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Ghana is definitely not what I expected at all. Neither is Ramadan for me here. I have been so busy working and meeting people that the fact that I am fasting seems to have passed me by. Except the fact that I really really need some sleep....

Bumbling Monarchs…

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Trying to write something of substance for my blog is like shooting in the dark -- a needle in a haystack but that’s me. I write when and where I want to if I want to. Normally it would never be a problem but these days there is so much...