The Lessons The #WinterABC Has Taught Me

This is the first challenge I have participated in so, things were a bit rough for me but I was able to learn the following things.  I would write so much better if I was a consistent blogger. For the first time I was writing almost everyday and sometimes more than one post in a…

5 Pictures and What They Mean To Me

A very important piece of advice. We struggle so much with being likeable everyday, forgetting the toll it takes on our sense of self. This is a constant reminder for me.  Happiness. this symbolizes happiness. Food in general. Not that this is my favorite meal, but its the only pic of food i have at…

Brands Doing The Most In Zambia 

Trade Kings   One of the major manufacturers in the Southern African region. The growth of trade kings over the years is nothing short of inspiring. From their most famous product, Boom Detergent Paste, to a wide range of household cleaning products, confectionery and much more.  Big Tree Brands Big tree brands are the first…

Racism and Gay Rights

Live and Let Live!  Everyone should have equal rights regardless of their skin colour or sexual orientation.  Its Crystal Clear.  Happy Pride Month. 

Uncommon Facts about Zambia 

Lusaka was planned to only accommodate 200 000 people.  The State House was built using money donated by Alfred Beit, a director in the British South Africa Company. Zambia was declared independent on the last day of the Olympics in 1964, meaning it started and ended the Olympics as two different countries. Walking safaris originated…

Mental Health in the Home

I am not really an expert on mental health but over the years I have taken particular interest on the effects of parenting styles on the lives of children.  I have read quite a number of articles and learned that certain behaviors in parents, lead their children to develop mental disorders in their adolescent and…

Unpopular Opinions 

People who get divorced and have kids shouldn’t remarry, especially in the African set up because we are not very good with putting children first.  Couples shouldn’t display affection when there is a third person around. Its just plain rude. 

5 Books I wish Everyone Could Read

1. Dear Ijeawele Or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie  One of my favourite books in the Whole wide World. It’s simple, It’s short and the message is Clear. Everyone needs to read this book. I can’t Hype it enough just read it and let it speak for itself. 2. Tell…

These Traditions Should Be Stopped 

Getting Children from less privileged family members in the name of giving them a better life.  Im sure there were many good reasons in the past why it was better to get these children from their homes and start staying with them. But nowadays I feel there are so many ways you can help, especially…

When Not Matching Surnames With Your Father is the Culture.

There are 73 tribes in Zambia. We are tribal brothers and sisters and this makes us share similar traditions and cultures. Even though we have similarities, we also have practices that distinguish us. I felt it wouldn’t make sense to try and generalize some practices as Zambian so Im just going to tell you a…