My ten 2018 resolutions.

I don’t really believe in setting goals based on “the new year”, better known as “a cosmically arbitrary event, carrying no Astronomical significance at all.”


Pain… Introduction

In this series (Pain), I will explore the complexities of my childhood, the trade offs of conservative family values, mental health and the taboos around expressing pain in African Tradition Culture.

Pain is real…

5 important life hacks for high school students

Over the last 3 years, I’ve undergone a lot of growth; socially, academically and professionally. A key part of that growth has been the result of frequent self-reflection, through important conversations as well as my blog. A key purpose of this blog is to share what I have learnt, and continue to learn, with the hope that this will be useful to you in your personal journey. I have distilled these lessons to five brief and actionable points.

Reflections… Chapter Four – The journey home

“Ladies and gentlemen, we will be taking off from Harare International Airport soon”.  Thirty minutes later… “Ladies and gentlemen, we have now exited Zimbabwean airspace”.  Four hours later… “Welcome to Addis Ababa Bole Airport!”  Sixteen hours later… “Welcome to Washington Dulles Airport”.  There I was, after a 20 hour long flight, standing at terminal C1 […]

Reflections… Chapter Three – Leaving or Going?

Are you nervous? Are you going to cope alone? Is it safe there? How often will you call us? When will you visit? The food, are you going to like it? The winters, will you survive them? These are some of the myriad questions I have been barraged with over the past few weeks. Unfortunately, […]