• Xenophobia – the hypocrisy of the South African nation.

    Xenophobia has many definitions but they all have one factor in common which is “hatred and fear”. South Africa is a country that was once under the clutches of apartheid, and with the help of people like Nelson Mandela as well as other African countries they gained their freedom. The years of apartheid are long gone but clearly the mentality still lingers long after in the minds of certain South Africans Abbey 2019 Xenophobia, according to Andreas Wimmer, is “an element of a political struggle about who has the right to be cared for by the state and society: a fight for the collective goods of the modern state.” In other…

  • Emotional abuse series part1 – emotional abuse in relationships and marriage

    Hey guys if you have loves my blog so far and would like to contribute at https://ko-fi.com/abbey0245 it would be appreciated ❤. Thanks to Hannah at https://pagesplacesandplates.wordpress.com for taking out time to share her thoughts and experience on this issue, feel free to check out her blog. Now my theme for this month is based on emotional abuse and I have sought the help of other bloggers to contribute to this theme ,so if you would love to contribute a story,blog post or poem on this topic feel free to leave a comment below and I’ll get across to you.  I am personally of the opinion that emotional abuse isn’t…

  • Male circumcision- is this a recipe for future disasters?

    The picture you’re about to see below may be considered explicit .   Hey guys, it’s a new month y’all. The decision to write this topic came from a poll I took on my twitter account to appreciate the country with the largest amount of my viewers- the USA and a follower asked I write on a topic controversial to Americans which is the issue of male circumcision. Thanks Jessica from http://allformyself.net for the idea. Is it all good and rosy or is their another side not been talked about. I will be talking about male circumcision as both a positive critic and a negative critic and would love to…

  • Versatile Blogger award?

    I’m excited, well that’s if you can’t already tell. I was nominated for my first ever versatile blogger award so you can guess I am extremely happy, and my appreciation goes to Nikki over at https://lovemetreatme.net for this nomination. Feel free to check out her blog it’s worth the click?. As a new blogger this certainly means a lot to know that my efforts are appreciated and the messages I try to pass across through them are reaching and hopefully inspiring and encouraging others around the world. To be nominated along with so many wonderful and amazing bloggers is truly one of the best feelings in the world. To be appreciated…

  • Are you subconsciously judgemental

    Hey guys I interrupt this blog post to give a public service announcement? I have opened a ko-fi account and would love your contributions and support? . Feel free to buy me a coffee @  https://ko-fi.com/abbey0245 Are you judgemental? I am sure most of us would probably swear that we don’t do that shit.  Half of us define ourselves as non- judgemental and tolerable people?,  we aren’t one to judge others based on any criteria. We simply drink a glass of chilled water and mind our business?- with no care in the world for other people’s matters. The words in the picture below would most probably be your answer right??…

  • Mental health series part2 – Body shaming

    Hey guys, well this is a continuation to the mental health series I started last year , this is for anyone and everyone who is tired of constantly been body shamed, constantly been looked down on cause of your body type.  We all have been at that point in our lives where things people say actually affect us, i know we all say “oh i don’t give a damn what  people say” but lowkey we know its hurting us deep inside, its eating us up within, we lowkey look into the mirror judging all our flaws some of us are scared  of looking  at the mirror cause we are disgusted…

  • PRAY

    Lyrics from a song keeps ringing in my head it basically describes the struggles of christian life- the song “I’ll keep running to you” (sorry don’t know the name of the artist) is basically one of my favourite songs when I begin to feel like am losing the race of faith, that am undeserving of been in the presence of God because of my filthiness, that I am a sinner undeserving of forgiveness, that I keep praying yet I keep making the same mistakes I try to keep away from cause I knw they will hurt this new race I’ve began with God. But one thing I know is that…

  • Rape but not raped- how did rape become glorified ?

    Hey everyone, Now this is one controversial topic for sure, and this post is no way undermining the terrible effects of rape but rather to broaden the horizon ,and to bring light to the fact that a lot of people have been framed and their whole life destroyed by such accusations. We live in a society that somehow tends to to always believe the story of the female irrespective of the situation, and some girls tends to misuse the society’s trust and conjure up lies destined to thwart an innocent man’s life. Rape, as defined by https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rape , is ” a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual assault or…

  • My Beef Curry Recipe

    So guys this is the first ever recipe I’ve written on this blog.My beef curry recipe isn’t like most as I’ve put my own twist to it, hope you like it. If you try out this recipe feel free to send me your pictures or comments. — Begin by first preparing your beef stock. For the beef stock: Ingredients : 4 red peppers 1 onion bulb 2 Knorr maggi cubes Scent leaves (compulsory) 1 spoon of curry powder 1 teaspoon of salt 1 grounded ginger 1 clove of garlic Preparation: Pound/grind the red peppers along with the ginger and garlic. Cut the onions and scent leaves into small cubes. Season…

  • Jumping rope to a better physical and mental health.

    You must be amazed at the title of this article and wondering how this “thing” with a “rope and handle” which most of us probably used and dumped in our closet or even threw away years ago can be of benefit to one’s mental health. It’s crazy right? Read on to see the possibilities. What is jumping rope/skipping. Jumping rope or skipping is a cardio exercise that can burn up to 1300+ calories in an hour. It is done by holding the handles, jumping and whipping the rope to pass beneath your feet. Jump rope is very cheap and portable which means you can carry it with you anywhere and…

  • How social media affects your reality.

    Thanks to my good friend Tolowoetan for pitching this topic idea. Hope I did it as much justice as you would have wanted. Social media is any application or website that helps to aid communication between people. They are interactive computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_media ) . Few examples of social media includes: Instagram, facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, pin-interest, youtube, tumblr, reddit, Flickr, Google+, WhatsApp and Snapchat just to mention a few. Social media vs reality For so long now, social media has been a place for us all to share snippets…