• 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…

  • The Indian Sankata (संकट) !

    N. B – SANKATA ( crisis or trouble) India is a country in South Asia, it’s known for been the second most populous country in the world after China. I’m not an Indian but for a while now I’ve being intrigued by the the country’s rich cultural heritage and cuisine, their versatile movie and music industry as well as their different values and beliefs. This intrigue led me into actually researching more on this great country, and I discovered that aside the good things I love about it there are also issues that are to be addressed as well. In this post I’ll be detailing certain issues and probable solutions…

  • Book review- My Plain Jane

    Title – My plain Jane – a spin off of the book Jane Eyre Year released -2018 Authors- Jodi Meadows , Cynthia Hand and Brodi Ashton. Pages- 212 General overview – This was a beautiful blend of humor, paranormal, romance and betrayal based in the pre-victorian era. This book had me hooked on it from the first page to the very last with a heightened curiosity to find out what happened next. And trust me I wasn’t disappointed. Review : Throughout the duration of the book, I was made to feel like a part of the individual journeys undertaken by the different characters in this book. I could literally imagine…

  • Is sugar as addictive as cocaine?

    This is a follow up of the previous post on “why you can’t just quit drug addiction ” feel free to check it out https://abbeyschronicles.com/2019/04/17/why-you-cant-just-quit-your-drug-addiction/ Sugar addiction is an emotional or psychological dependence on sugary food or drinks.- https://www.addictioncenter.com/drugs/sugar-addiction/ We all have a sweet tooth, well some more than others. This post is mainly going to address the issue of sugar addiction mostly among recovering addicts. As many addicts tend to substitute drugs or alcohol with sugar or sugary treats especially those recovering from heroine. While taking the step to get rid of a drug addiction is an incredibly brave one to take most people don’t realize that for all…

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