It's very common to make banana bread with overripe bananas or simply throw them away, but what about banana pancakes? I prefer my bananas more on the unripe side or slightly ripe side, but I also don't like throwing food away (thanks for the life lessons mother). If you're like me and you are wondering… Continue reading Banana Pancakes
As much as I love going to the gym, everything being closed or restricted due to COVID-19, made me realize that I needed to set up an at home workout space with equipments that are multi-functional. The photo above shows my home workout essentials. Two 3.6kg dumbbells (you can have more than two of course… Continue reading Home Workout Essentials
Image by goodinteractive from Pixabay So here I am again, sitting here asking this question. The worst part about this question is the lack of answers that could provide understanding and insight into my current situation. So I go looking for them. I ask people, I do web searches, I ask God, I read the… Continue reading Why?
Photo Credit: Freestocks.org Dear Amara, Today, I want you to know that before you were formed, you were loved. You were birthed in love and into love and nothing will ever change the fact that you Amara are a product of love. Your life was carefully thought out, a life of purpose, peace and direction.… Continue reading Letters to Amara
Image Credit: Gerd Altmann - Pixabay FEAR. If you are a human being like me, you have experienced the emotion of fear. This could come from your past experiences, things you've been told could happen or have happened, experiences that other people you know or have heard of have experienced, feelings of personal inadequacy, media… Continue reading Overthinking Chronicles – Refuting the lies with the truth
I sat down for an interview with Fehintola, a beautiful and intelligent lady from Nigeria. She has lived and studied in Vancouver, BC for over 6 years now and is a recent graduate, with a degree in Health Sciences from Simon Fraser University. She got a job at the University of British Columbia and loves… Continue reading AFRICANS IN VANCOUVER: FEHINTOLA (NIGERIA)
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.
My name is Ruth I am a foreigner in this land I have left my homeland, left my father, my mother and my siblings and I have come here to seek refuge I shall not be forgotten or forsaken Although I am a foreigner, I shall be highly favoured in this land My coasts shall… Continue reading My name is Ruth
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
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)