Egoli

I thought at first I’d make my heading interesting but nothing else sums up everything I want to tell you all about as the heading I chose.   Egoli is a casual name they gave to Joburg. The city of gold. Most mines are here but this is also where most opportunities are mined I…

6 Powerful Phrases by 6 brave women: Women’s Day

Hey All! So I have missed you all and blogging. I so apologise for  disappearing on you like that…Life! Apartheid was a hard time for my country, even though I wasn’t there most of it, I can relate.  The inequalities and social and economic issues we are faced with today are the results of the…

7 Days, 7 Photos Challenge -day 7

I was challenged by ellie894 – Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanations. Challenge someone new each day. Image: CBC news Please know that if I challenge you it is simply my way of saying that you have a lovely site and I hope that people will visit you. Today…

A black child does not graduate only for themselves

18 October 2017, the day I should have been at my happiest… yet not. I was under a lot of strain and if it wasn’t for my family, which I had underestimated their importance, I would still be beating myself up and stuck in anxiety… that is one story for another day but my whole…

Learning more about my culture

South Africa is a country with people of different cultural ethnic groups. We have AmaXhosa, amaZulu, Pedi, Sotho, Tswana, Swazi, Ndebele and others. I belong to the Xhosa cultural group which is also divided into other tribes. They call us the ‘ angry’ people because of the clicks we make when we talk. For example…