Words fail me. Words heal me. I want to have words with you. But my words are weary. Weary of repeating myself. Weary of reminding you that I should be the center of your existence. Not forever, but maybe just for now. Weary of believing in grand gestures and being pacified by sweet nothings. Weary… Continue reading Wxyz

Life · Me · Prose · Thoughts

The one about the ugly fan 

For some reason, we only have one fan in our house. Out of a family of 7 people living in 5 bedrooms, we somehow ended up with just the one. It’s big, ugly, cumbersome to carry and broken so no one ever wants to move it around, keep it in their room, or in any… Continue reading The one about the ugly fan 

Life · Me · Thoughts

Stop in the name of chicken

I've been feeling strongly that I am in a season of cleansing. I didn't plan it, I found myself in it two weeks ago- between 3-5 am in the morning. I couldn't sleep that morning so on impulse I typed a list in my phone of things that I didn't want to do and be… Continue reading Stop in the name of chicken

Places · Restaurant Reviews · Weekends With Phro

Weekends With Phro 1st – 2nd September

Hello my darlings and co-likers of things. Here I am with a quick wrap-up of what I got up to last weekend. Settle in and enjoy 🙂 Friday 1st Sept: MotoPOP - A Lunch Time Pop Up @Moto Republik I love Moto Republik. Where else can one be blessed with a spiritual cocktail from MAR's pop up bar , some dope sticky wings from De AnkarrA… Continue reading Weekends With Phro 1st – 2nd September

WISe Project · Women

The WISe Project: Katendi Changula-Chitanga

My name is Katendi Changula-Chitanga. I am a Zambian, living in Lusaka, Zambia. I am a Veterinary Surgeon by profession and a lecturer in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Zambia. My passion is in the field of diagnosis of diseases. I hold a Master of Science degree in Tropical Animal Health… Continue reading The WISe Project: Katendi Changula-Chitanga

WISe Project · Women

The WISe Project: Rufaro Samanga

Rufaro Samanga is a Microbiology Honours graduate from the University of the Witwatersrand. She will soon be embarking on her Masters in Epidemiology and is particularly passionate about science in the public health sphere. She is also a feminist and activist providing social commentary both through her social media posts and critical thought-pieces for OkayAfrica.… Continue reading The WISe Project: Rufaro Samanga

WISe Project · Women

The WISe Project: Michelle Mukonyora

Michelle Mukonyora is a Biotechnologist currently pursuing her PhD, and working at an agricultural research institute. She has BSc and BSc (Hons) degrees in Biotechnology, as well as an MSc specialising in Bioinformatics. She is currently working on a computational biology and vaccine development project, with a specific focus on animal health. Michelle is also… Continue reading The WISe Project: Michelle Mukonyora

Fashion · Feature · Women

Phro Features: Gracia Senga

                                                                                Gracia Senga is a Congolese fashion and style blogger currently living in Johannesburg, South Africa. Gracia… Continue reading Phro Features: Gracia Senga

WISe Project · Women

The WISe Project: Zamanzima Mazibuko

Zamanzima Mazibuko has a BSc in Biochemistry & Human Physiology, BSc Honours in Pharmacology and MSc (Med) in Pharmaceutics; all from Wits University. She is a Senior Researcher at a research institute in Joburg. Her work looks at a transdisciplinary approach to research in a range of topics, including the natural sciences. She is from… Continue reading The WISe Project: Zamanzima Mazibuko