Life · Me · Thoughts

The Long and Short of it

A friend of mine likes to say life is not short, it's long, because there is nothing you can do that's longer than living. No matter what age you live up to, it will still be the longest you live; the longest you can ever know. To that I always ask what about people who die… Continue reading The Long and Short of it

Events · Restaurant Reviews · Weekends With Phro

Weekends With Phro 17-18 June

An affair with chocolate, double roasted lamb, and a sticky green nightmare. The Chocolate Affair @ Utano Restaurant – Saturday 17th June I get excited when I hear about new events. I started Weekends with Phro partly because I needed a break from the usual weekend routine of going out for a drink, a bite,… Continue reading Weekends With Phro 17-18 June

Blogging Challenges · Me

30 Day Blogging Challenge Day 8: 5 Current Goals

In no particular order: a. More sources of income that don't necessarily require more hard work. I'd like to transition from a hard worker to a smart worker. b. Learning how to save realistically. I usually save a fair amount and then I feel like I'm saving too much. Which makes me think I can… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge Day 8: 5 Current Goals

WISe Project · Women

The WISe Project: Gaby Mudau

Gaby Mudau is from Vuwani in Limpopo Province and currently resides in Balfour, Mpumalanga. She works at Karan Beef as a Technical Assistant and her duties include formulating product and material specifications and assisting in operational and product research. Gaby studied Bsc(agric) Agricultural Economics and Food Science from the University of Free State. Phro: At… Continue reading The WISe Project: Gaby Mudau

Events · Women

Call for Nomination Submissions for The African Women Awards 2017

The African Women Association (AWA) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the third edition of the African Women Awards. AWA would like to encourage everyone from all over Africa and the world to submit the name of an African woman who is phenomenal, ambitious, a game changer and a trend setter. Women… Continue reading Call for Nomination Submissions for The African Women Awards 2017

WISe Project · Women

The WISe Project: Jean Nyasha Rusere

 Phro: Please tell us how you developed an interest in Science and what (aside from school curriculum) nurtured your interest. Jean: I was 10 years old when I developed the interest to pursue Science. At the time I was too young to pick something specific but as I progressed to high school, my dream area… Continue reading The WISe Project: Jean Nyasha Rusere

Blogging Challenges · Me

30 Day Blogging Challenge:DAY 2- 20 Facts About Yourself

20 Facts about me. Here goes. I'm really short but Im in good shape. This shape to be exact. I'm impatient. As a child, I was convinced I wouldn't live past 25. So I would get really annoyed by anyone who kept me waiting or wasted my time because I didn't have that much time to… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge:DAY 2- 20 Facts About Yourself

Blogging Challenges · Life · Me

30 Day Blogging Challenge: DAY 1- My Blog’s Name

I'm in the mood to try something new so here goes!   I've seen blogging challenges like this all over the interwebs and I've never felt like trying them. Partly because its a commitment I am too lazy for and also because I am a bit full of myself and prefer waiting for a brilliant… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge: DAY 1- My Blog’s Name

Debate · Life · Thoughts

The Balance between Privilege and Oppression

There is a very delicate balance between acknowledging your privilege and simultaneously being aware of your oppression. In any given situation it may happen that you are in a position to be both the oppressor, and the oppressed.  At any given time you could be powerful, within measure, and also powerless against the systems that… Continue reading The Balance between Privilege and Oppression