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
Thursday, 29 November 2018, I was invited to attend J'Something's Jin Gin launch at Ginologist Gin in 1Fox Precinct. Just when I thought the man was already quite well spread juggling music and food, he launches his very own gin brand. I was impressed to say the least, and honoured to have cracked an invite … Continue reading J’Something Launches Jin Gin
A few weeks ago, I was struggling with yet another flare up of adult acne. Well I wasn't actually struggling because I didn't care much that my face was going through another pizza-face phase — just another week in the life of being Cleopatra right? However, I found myself in a rather peculiar mood while escorting … Continue reading Tea Tree Range From The Body Shop