The Chibok Girls by Helon Habila

'The Boko Haram Kidnappings and Islamist Militancy in Nigeria' Two years after Book Haram kidnapped 276 schoolgirls, Helon Habila travels to Chibok town, in Northern Nigeria, to track down the survivors and the bereaved families of the girls. On 14 April 2014, this once peaceful and sleepy town was rattled by the terrorist group Boko … Continue reading The Chibok Girls by Helon Habila

Review: Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank

"Although I'm only fourteen, I know quite well what I want, I know who is right and who is wrong." Hitler’s obsession with having a “pure” race lead to an unspeakable period of barbaric and brutal war against the Jews and other million others targeted for racial, ideological and political reasons. When he became Chancellor … Continue reading Review: Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank

Review: Jazz by Toni Morrison

"What's the world for you if you can't make it up the way you want it?" The early 20th century marked the growth of jazz music in America. In the 1920’s the music spread into parts such as New Orleans, and Harlem, the ‘City’ where we find the characters in Jazz. The music began way … Continue reading Review: Jazz by Toni Morrison

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.

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

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

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

Book Review: The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau

“Fire Your Boss, Do What You Love And Work Better To Live More.” Depending on where you are in your life and career, this book could be positive and inspiring or it could be insufferably ambitious. I found it to be a brew of both. Here’s how. In a world where we are constantly discouraged … Continue reading Book Review: The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau