Discuss All These Before Marriage! (Le Zimbo Bride Series, Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of Le Zimbo Bride Series! I’m going to digress a bit. I’m using this title as an homage to my first (and abandoned) blog. It was fun. I started it with Nyasha Adler, and it rekindled my love for writing, though the love really wasn’t for wedding blogs for forever and … More Discuss All These Before Marriage! (Le Zimbo Bride Series, Part 2)

Day 29: You’re Toxic, I’m Slipping Under

Whenever I hear the word, “toxic”, Britney Spears’ song Toxic comes to mind. Today’s topic got me listening to the song again. It’s a bit corny, but the beat is catchy, and remains one of my favourite songs from my university days. A few lyrics caught my attention and I realised they were highlighting signs … More Day 29: You’re Toxic, I’m Slipping Under

Day 25: Am I Feminist or Womanist? It Doesn’t Matter to Me.

It does not matter really whether I’m a feminist, womanist, or whatever -ist there is until we as women can tackle this one thing: why do women dislike each other so much??? Makaitah wrote about this subject so beautifully in a post of hers, and it hit a nerve. It is so true. Women are so … More Day 25: Am I Feminist or Womanist? It Doesn’t Matter to Me.

Day 22: How Not To Be THAT Person… the Natural Hair Edition

When I went natural in January 2015, natural hair was a new-ish phenomenon in Zimbabwe. Besides the mapostori women with their short hair, very few people wore their natural hair out. Because of that, I kept my hair in a wig for a good 2 months, and then braided it up constantly until I decided … More Day 22: How Not To Be THAT Person… the Natural Hair Edition

Day 18: Sex on the First Date… the Teenage/Young Adult Edition

Sex education is one of those weird topics for parents. On TV, you see parents stammering and stumbling, trying to explain “the birds and the bees” or “body changes” and “urges.” In high school, my Science teacher rambled through reproduction; to this day, I have no idea what happened in that class. Yes, one class. … More Day 18: Sex on the First Date… the Teenage/Young Adult Edition