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Live. Life. Laugh. Love.

Don't be so identified with your past, that you forget to enjoy the present moment for what it is. Live your life. Laugh. Cry. Be joyful. Be angry. Be happy. Enjoy. Be grateful. Love. Laugh. Laugh again. Even when it hurts, laugh and love. Be. As you are. Present. Here. Now. Conscious of the present… Continue reading Live. Life. Laugh. Love.

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Woman

Woman, how beautiful you are to behold Woman, how captivating is the strength you possess Woman, I'm emboldened by your presence Your desire to exist even in the worst of conditions Your ability to create gardens in waste places Your resilient, enterprising and dynamic nature Your courage to wake up everyday and just live your… Continue reading Woman

Africans in Vancouver

Africans in Vancouver: Tafadzwa (Zimbabwe)

Tafadzwa is one of the first people I met, when I moved to Vancouver. She is quiet but fierce and I have watched her evolve into the dynamic woman that she is today. She is originally from Harare, Zimbabwe and moved to Vancouver, Canada over 6 years ago. In this interview, we discuss the reason… Continue reading Africans in Vancouver: Tafadzwa (Zimbabwe)

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25 Questions with Kassie

Is there a difference between brilliance, intelligence and wisdom? If I was to rank them, I'd say it goes from intelligence to brilliance and then wisdom. They are similar but they all have different in depth meanings. Can someone have wisdom without knowledge or without intelligence/brilliance? I don't think you can have wisdom without knowledge.… Continue reading 25 Questions with Kassie

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Mama

Nnọọ. I hope that was what the angels said to you when your soul arrived in heaven. "Nnọọ Mama, welcome." You were not my mother but you carried me. You were not my grandmother but you loved me. You were my grandfather's sister, fondly called Mama U by all who knew you. You suffered many… Continue reading Mama

Africans in Vancouver

Africans in Vancouver: Mirelle (Egypt)

I sat down with Mirelle for an interview for the 'Africans in Vancouver' series. This lady is so delightful and I had so much fun during this interview. She is a free spirit with a beautiful voice and guitar skills that I low-key wish I possessed. She talks about her journey to Vancouver, her experiences… Continue reading Africans in Vancouver: Mirelle (Egypt)