About-Breast-Cancer-Touch-Look-Check-Signs-To-Look-For

October is breast cancer awareness month and the world over there are many events that are organised to raise funds to search for the cure and just to raise awareness of the disease.  It seems that, these days you see more and more women surviving this disease especially in the developed countries. I think this has to do with easy access to health care providers compared with the rest of the world. In Zimbabwe, breast cancer is not something that is talked about openly, mostly...

Peach Applesauce

My son is now seven months old. We now have somewhat of a routine which we follow everyday except for the days we have to leave the house. I am not militant about it either and that works just fine for me. Mornings are almost always the same, we wake up, have breakfast, take a bath and then Leo takes his morning nap.  Lunch is around one and dinner between six and seven.The only day this changes is on Saturday when we go to church. Our bedtime routine is set but its difficult...

Meat Pie Recipe

For many years my mother was a nurse at the local clinic, about twenty minutes away from home. She only used to go to town to get some money from the bank and do her monthly shopping. On these trips that is when my mother would buy us some takeaway. Back then there was no pizza in Zimbabwe so it was either chicken and chips or meat pies. It was something me and siblings looked forward to, so towards month end we would behave. If you did not behave you would get nothing! My mother...

carrot coconut bread

Yesterday after lunch it started to rain and I wished it was winter already and I could make a quick bread and have some tea. My wish did not come true, it actually just became more humid! Like I needed that. I went ahead and made the bread- Carrot Coconut Bread. Making the bread was an impulse decision so I went with the ingredients I had in the house. I love making quick breads, they are fast and easy.Most contain vegetables and or fruits so you feel good about eating them...

four-women-carrying-firewood

From age twelve I have lived by my high school’s motto “Hard work yields good results”.  Whatever I am working on, if I work hard at it, I am almost always successful. This is especially true for academic work, where if you study hard you will be able to pass your exams. Does that mean that when we fail to reach our goals, we have not worked hard enough? Recently one of favourite bloggers, Fungai tweeted this: Some rich Zim types tend to just think poor people...

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