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Be Careful What You Wish For

Once upon a time there was a girl called Lapaka. She was a very ambitious young lady and had a plan set out for her life (DV). While she was still at school she had a vision for her career projection, everything was planned out to the last t. First on her list was to… Continue reading Be Careful What You Wish For


Don’t Lose Faith

An elephant and a dog became pregnant at the same time. Three months down the line the dog gave birth to six puppies. Six months later the dog was pregnant again, and nine months on it gave birth to another dozen puppies. The pattern continued. On the eighteenth month the dog approached the elephant questioning,… Continue reading Don’t Lose Faith

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Why I Still Live At Home

It is very common  to find cousins/nephews/nieces and godchildren all living under one roof being raised as siblings in African homes. I grew up with a brother who I only learned later was actually my uncle who came to live with us when he was about 4/5. My parents however raised all their kids on their own,… Continue reading Why I Still Live At Home

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Inspirational Songs That Keep My Spirits High

I have been meaning to write this post for a few years now (yes, years blame it on my procrastination nature) but luckily in the gym today I was reminded about it so here it goes. I have always associated music to a certain event happening in my life at the moment. Mariah Carey’s song… Continue reading Inspirational Songs That Keep My Spirits High

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Big Girl Panties

I have always been that person who was afraid to confront anyone, if someone treated me unfairly instead of speaking up I would distance myself from the person and limit our interactions. And boy has it worked for me, that meant I never had to confront anyone. This brought me a tiny bit of peace… Continue reading Big Girl Panties