The Timeless Tale Of Piassa

It’s been ages since my last blog but I hope you enjoy this one, it’s about my favourite corner of the city. Enjoy!

African Solidarity

Being in India made me realize the limited view people have of Africa, for example most Indians assume I am from South Africa. To them South Africa is the epitome of Africa, because… Continue reading

Choo Choo Through India: The Amusing and Terrifying Truth About The Indian Railway System

The Indian railway system may be one the most efficient, frustrating, economical friendly, and appalling forms of transportation in the world. Clearly, it is a love and hate relationship. For all the novices… Continue reading


It seems to me as each disaster occurs we become more numb to the next. Our tolerance for atrocities has become higher, I feel as though we are becoming immune instead of becoming… Continue reading

What’s in a Name?

Growing up, I used to think that having an Ethiopian name was the worst thing that could happen to me. During roll call the teacher would always pause before my name and instead… Continue reading

The Lupita Nyong’o Spin-Off

Lupita Nyong’o and her charismatic personality have broken through societies view on beauty and black women. Her Oscar win for Best Supporting Actress in Twelve Years a Slave, and covers on reputable magazine… Continue reading


Although I am thrilled that today is a day that has been put aside to appreciate women, why not celebrate them everyday?! Women are the backbone of our world and we need to… Continue reading

‘Africa is NOT a country’

‘Africa is NOT a country’ I thought that this was an extremely innovative idea to celebrate the diversity in Africa.


2014 is the Year of the Horse according to Chinese zodiac. The Year of the Horse starts from January 31st, 2014 and lasts to February 18th 2015.

The Other Captain

Captain Phillips is being deemed as one of the best movies of the year, with buzz about a potential Oscar due to Tom Hanks final five minutes, which is being regarded as the… Continue reading