Couple weeks ago I was having serious burger cravings. But not just any ol' veggie burger craving — I needed something substantially satisfying. My friend and I decided to go to Lexi's Healthy Eatery (Sandton) for lunch. This was the perfect restaurant of choice because it accommodates me as a plant-based foodie, and my friend as a … Continue reading Beyond Burger at Lexi’s
Couple weeks ago I was watching "Someone Great" on Netflix then a proper jam came on during one of the scenes. I quickly grabbed my phone, as one does, and asked Siri "What song is this?". This is how I discovered Lizzo's song "Truth Hurts". I can be resistant to change so I was literally … Continue reading I’m Crying Cuz I Love Lizzo!
SPOILER ALERT!!! I have always been a fan of thriller, suspense, horror, and sci-fi genres since I started consuming media. However, the gory genres that usually fall under horror are definitely not my cup of tea. Regardless, I have managed to watch all the Purge films now including the most recent release, The First Purge, … Continue reading The First Purge — Trigger Warning!
Last September (2018) my sister, Kimberley Chakona, released her second book titled Poetry to the People. The most exciting part about this release is the collaboration of artists. I had always known my sister wanted to collaborate with other poets and artists in general but I didn't expect it to happen so early on in her … Continue reading Poetry To The People
SPOILER ALERT!!! A couple nights ago I finally watched Breaking In, 2018, and I thought I loved it (as I do most strong-black-female-lead films I watch). The film is directed by James McTeigue — who's résumé isn't all that impressive considering I feel very unamused by all his other work. The screenplay is by Ryan Engle … Continue reading Breaking In [And Out the Burden of Representation]
In the journey of self-discovery, you always find the most fascinating and shocking things about your inner workings. Since high school back in Zim, I have maintained I was no longer into gift giving because I no longer wanted to subscribe to consumer culture on one hand, and I silently took offence when my sentimental … Continue reading Treasured Minimal Gifts
The Fussy Vegan, located by the Caltex Waterfall Garage on Jan Smuts Avenue, caught my eye a few months ago while driving past. Eventually, my good friend and I decided to grab lunch at this cafe one sunny afternoon. Unlike most of my lunch dates with friends where I end up not taking images and … Continue reading Lunch Dates At The Fussy Vegan