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Young.African.Unafraid

Dear <Insert your wonderful name here> I want to live in a world where Young Africans are not afraid to venture into creative businesses and spaces. A world where they can be as creative as they can be without writing it off as unimportant because they think they cannot earn money from their creativity.A world which celebrates their brilliant colourful creativity without them being taken advantage of for it.   It breaks my heart when I see young Africans devote so much time and effort to careers and paths they do not enjoy because they believe it is the only way to survive in this world. Or to see such amazing talent go to waste because they simply do not believe in themselves or their creativity.   I want you to feel confident, inspired and well able. I want you to rock the creative world and bring a spin to it that the world is yet to experience.   So, I’ve created a guide for Young Africans and it is on sale now 🙂 I learned …

What happens when women talk?

What happens when women sit down and talk?   I know many beautiful women. Beautiful women, crazy women, women who’s smiles melt your heart, women with sharp minds, women who I’d gobble up in a minute if they were cupcakes. I’ve been dying to sit with these women and just stare at them and listen to them speak, pick their brains …and ask ‘Why are you so awesome?’ . I had been doing that before with the interviews I did for this blog, but that was not enough. I wanted hugs, I wanted to look into eyes, hold hands, laugh, think, muse and just love on other women. It finally happened. I set up a meeting and met with two ladies and we had a good time talking. We talked about our dreams, we talked about what we wanted other women to know. We offered advice, we laughed, learned things we would not have known if we had not sat down and gulped ginger ale in the scorching heat. In our own way we celebrated …