As I’m writing this, it is chilly and windy in Harare, and I’m debating leaving my comfy blanket to make myself a cup of tea. Winter is unpredictable in Zim, from warm days in one part to snow in other parts (I was born in Gweru, so I know snowy winters!). No matter how bad … More Surviving Winter, Part 1: Bedding
Mother’s Day has come and gone. We have celebrated our mothers, remembered those no longer with us, and shown love to those who have played a motherly role in our lives. I also want to take a little bit of time to celebrate a group of people who have played a huge role in my … More My Mommy Blogger Tribe (in my head)
Mother’s Day is in 4 days, and while I was scrambling, trying to figure out what to get my mother for this year, I came across this gem on Twitter: What to get mom on Mother’s Day? Dishwashing liquid and bleach, suggests Africa’s largest supermarket @CheckersSA pic.twitter.com/fjM6FuR9NT — AP du Plessis (@ap1pel) May 7, 2018 … More Mother’s Day Ideas… in Zimbabwe.
I hope you noticed the amazing news! The Quarter Wife has changed addresses!! Eeeeek! I am now thequarterwife.com! *Insert celebratory music here* The blog even got a makeover to herald the change. I made it a bit sleeker, less cluttered and easier to access the posts. Enjoy the new blog, and don’t worry, if you … More Intermission: One, Two Testing…
So yesterday I took over the AfroBloggers Twitter account for the entire day. I had the time of my life, interacting with other African bloggers, and seeing what they’re blogging about. It’s so amazing to see that even though the African continent has different countries, languages and cultures, it has shared experiences that make us … More My AfroBloggers Twitter Takeover!
Today’s post is going to be nice and short, because I have been concentrating on celebrating my birthday. It’s been a great day, celebrating with friends and family. This year, I celebrated with a new community, the blogging community, and though I have not met them all in person, it’s great to know I have … More Favourite Thing #19: My Blog
This is me when I travel. I pack my bag an hour before we leave. I’ll have Lenny Kravitz’s Fly Away on repeat, because it’s my travelling hype song. The usual travel loss of appetite ruins my stomach. Other than that, I’ll be ready to go, my travel plans are usually sorted months before I … More Favourite Thing #14: Travelling
*That was meant to be the body of my blog post, but since my dear offspring woke us up in the middle of the night (read: 7am), I have changed the body of my post, while keeping the title. I like the title, it reminds me of a simpler time, a non-adulting time… Happy Independence … More Favourite Thing #13: Sleeping In*
Do people still call them cartoons? Or are they animated shorts now… or is it animated series? Who knows, all I know is that I grew up with cartoons and I still love them to this day. I used to watch Looney Tunes, Tom and Jerry, Inspector Gadget to name just a few. I now … More Favourite Thing #7: Cartoons
We’re going back to my childhood again. I mentioned in my other post how much I loved to read as a kid. I’m grateful for the teachers in my life who fed my love for books, and allowed us as kids to read as much as we wanted. I remember in Grade 1 and 2, … More Favourite Thing #6: Children’s Books