Run, Run, RUN!
Jul03

Run, Run, RUN!

By: Silindile Mbali Ndlovu There are some of us who don’t want to appreciate ourselves for who we truly are. We seem to not get the value of the spirit that has manifested itself in the bodies we are in. We are failing at being true to ourselves. Yes I do it often, I still look to the left and to the right, but I always have to bring myself back. I have my own race. I used to be a medal and trophy collecting athlete in school, then I...

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A Squandering Generation
Jun18

A Squandering Generation

By: Kgabo Chuene In a conversation with a friend a couple of weeks ago we were speaking about the difference in what we value compared to past generations. For us 90s kids we were either very young or not born yet when a new democracy was celebrated in our country. Our parents grew up in the apartheid times and were sort of forced to develop a survival attitude. They did what had to be done whether they liked it or not. We were...

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Blogger Of The Week: Rashieda Adams Of RashiedaUncut
May01

Blogger Of The Week: Rashieda Adams Of RashiedaUncut

By: Sandy Nene What inspired the name of your blog? The name for my blog was inspired by the need for me to share my views and not be censored hence the name “Rashiedauncut”. Freedom of speech is important. I wanted to create a space to share and interact with others. Not only should we be given an opportunity to share our thoughts, opinions and ideas but we should afford the same to those around us and those who step or come into our...

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Blogger Of The Week: Foyin Og Of Dear Solo
Apr24

Blogger Of The Week: Foyin Og Of Dear Solo

By: Sandy Nene What inspired the name of your blog? Before I became DearSolo, the blog names I had steered towards in the past always seemed limiting to me. I feel as though I can’t be put into the box of a fashion blogger, or a music blogger, or a photo-blog, or a written work blog, so I wanted to choose something that didn’t denote what my blog had to be about. The suffix to my name is ‘sola’, so I derived it...

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Blogger Of The Week: Tamzin Nel Of Femmegypsy
Apr17

Blogger Of The Week: Tamzin Nel Of Femmegypsy

By: Sandy Nene What inspired the name of your blog? I initially called my blog “A Contradictory Life” but that is now the tagline. The concept exactly encapsulates what I am and as a result what I blog about. Being a hippy at heart and corporate by qualification I write opinion pieces and share my thoughts on articles I read and topics which I find interesting. I also document our travels on mountain bikes across SA and...

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