Review: Sula by Toni Morrison

Nel and Sula share an intense friendship while growing up in the neighbourhood of Bottom, the hills above the valley town of Medallion, Ohio. Nel comes from a neat and orderly home and a rigid and conventional family, while Sula comes from a disorderly household, a family of disregard for social conventions. Sula has a … Continue reading Review: Sula by Toni Morrison

Review: A Song Flung Up To Heaven by Dr Maya Angelou.

Before reading A Song Flung Up to Heaven, I had only read the beloved I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. This was after I had found her poetry online, seen her in movies and watched her beautiful poetry videos. I read this right after watching her Netflix documentary, Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise … Continue reading Review: A Song Flung Up To Heaven by Dr Maya Angelou.

My Reading Journey (Part 2) – How My Reading Evolved

From Catherine Cookson to Napoleon Hill. I previously shared how I got into reading in Part 1 and mentioned some of the titles I started out with when I was a young reader. Here, I continue with my reading journey and show you how my book preferences and reading habits have changed over time. When … Continue reading My Reading Journey (Part 2) – How My Reading Evolved

My Reading Journey (Part 1) – How I Got Into Reading.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! I get asked a lot about how I got into the habit of reading. When did I start? Which books got me hooked? I don’t really have … Continue reading My Reading Journey (Part 1) – How I Got Into Reading.

Book Review: Tribes by Seth Godin

"We need you to lead us." The Internet has broken down geographical boundaries and made it easier to create movements, groups of people who share ideas, and spread messages of empowerment and growth. These groups are called tribes and they’re flourishing everywhere. Tribes is about these movements and the connections they have, the connections that … Continue reading Book Review: Tribes by Seth Godin

Sir Mohinder Dhillon – His Camera, His Life

Photo: Citizen In the last week of January, I went to visit my girlfriend at work. I’d never been and didn’t know exactly who she worked for. After getting lost she decided to wait for me on the side of the road and we drove back to her workplace. She gave me a book and … Continue reading Sir Mohinder Dhillon – His Camera, His Life

While We’re Hoarding Toilet Paper, Let’s Remember Some Self-Care

Reading ‘Body Mind Balancing’ by Osho "Using Your Mind To Heal Your Body" In the midst of global panic about the Coronavirus, let’s try to find a little light in the darkness and find out about ways we can achieve physical health and psychological wellbeing. The virus is a global threat but while sadly people … Continue reading While We’re Hoarding Toilet Paper, Let’s Remember Some Self-Care

Lessons from YOU ARE A BADASS by Jen Sincero

“How to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life.” ‘You Are a Badass’ promises to help you confront and change your self-sabotaging behaviour and creating a kick-ass life. Its chapters are filled with stories to inspire you and exercises to guide you through your badassery journey. She uses straight talk and humour … Continue reading Lessons from YOU ARE A BADASS by Jen Sincero

The Antidote to Ignorance

Use for at least 30 minutes a day and you’ll feel the ignorance slowly fade away. Apart from people whose economic conditions prevent them from accessing the world of books, everyone else who has books available to them but chooses not to read, is choosing to live in the imprisonment of ignorance. A lot of … Continue reading The Antidote to Ignorance

Book Review: The Blessed Girl by Angela Makholwa

#Blessed Bontle Tau is a fierce, beautiful, ambitious and street smart girl who uses her good looks and charm to secure a glamorous life from her blessers. To keep the cash pouring in to maintain her lifestyle, she must maintain her physical appearance through beauty clinics and spas, be available when they want her and … Continue reading Book Review: The Blessed Girl by Angela Makholwa