I've been a collector all my life. As a child my toy box was bursting with small colorful things; I would keep all the things I found in nature, especially chestnuts, and combine Lego with Christmas tree decoration and cheap plastic giveaway toys. It was a creative, colorful childhood. Material things can make you happy… Continue reading Minimalist Abundance
Home. Is there only one place we can call home? And how does it feel to return home after many years? Finding traces of South Africa on my trip to London in January made me think about my return to Cape Town in March 2015. Right in the student revolution. There aren't any pictures of… Continue reading Cape Town
Reading The World
This post is about a new years resolution that will hopefully widen my horizons: I want to read books from all around the world! Have you ever been wondering why most education systems include mostly U.S. or U.K. books in English literature courses? I found it rather strange to see that my English course hardly… Continue reading Reading The World
2017 is still fresh. For me it all started with a journey to the UK. The first two days were dedicated to exploring the city with as special person. It's amazing how traveling in my own pace and discovering surroundings with excitement can connect me to my child self again... Past, present and future connect… Continue reading London
Unsee Media? Alternative Media!
2016, 2016... What did you do to us? Crazy times... but with the recent women's marches in the U.S. I can see that united intersectional feminists around the world have the power to get their message(s) across, shift perspectives and hopefully educate some white orange men in the future. Without strong, unapologetic womxn, a peaceful… Continue reading Unsee Media? Alternative Media!
Performances are not carved in stone, made for eternity like statues - but wait... are statues really made for eternity? And which memory will last: The white male colonialist's statue or the victorious black female body? One thing is for sure: Sethembile Msezane's performance "Chapungu - The Day Rhodes Fell" accompanying the removal of the… Continue reading Rethink Feminism!
Living Between Worlds
Molweni! I am super happy to be introducing you to my blog about the colorful things in my world. Intersectional feminism, anthropology studies, my spiritual values as a Baha'í and traveling between old and new homes shape the ideas I want to share with you. I am a collector of stories, weaving them together to… Continue reading Living Between Worlds