I have found it so hard to write about my feelings and my journey to finding peace and joy again after losing Papa. In my previous post, I wrote about not being able to feel anything at some point. And I want to say today that it is getting better but I would be lying. […]
Twenty Eighteen, Oh Twenty Eighteen. What a year you’ve been! We’re only a couple of hours away from entering a new year so I guess it’s safe to talk about this one in the past. Twenty Eighteen started on a very good note. Before I tell you how please allow me to go back a […]
For a couple weeks, I had been planning a surprise for my sister a.k.a Inarunyonga who just finished university. If you’ve ever organized a surprise, you know it can get a little stressful because you are always worried someone is going to ruin it and accidentally reveal it. Six of my sister’s friends and the […]
If Self was a poet, she would write a beautiful poem for the phenomenal men and women of Ishaka. But She is not, unfortunately. Bare with her while she attempts to put into words the feelings and emotions the people who went to the Ishaka’s show went through. If you don’t know by now what […]
If you haven’t noticed by now, traveling is one of my favorite things to do in life. Literally!
Today, we are talking traveling solo with the one and only Tessia Nikuze.
I am always looking forward to any trip the minute my flight is booked and all is ready for me to go but the way I was excited about my trip to Ethiopia was just different. My siblings and I had been talking about it and the idea that for the first time in 5 […]
Every year, we celebrate women during the month of March and this year is no different. I grew up around a woman who took this month and especially the 8th, very seriously and so I was always aware of the significance of the International Women’ Day which was not the case for some people back […]
Once in a while,I come across a post that will resonate so much with me or what I believe in to the point where I have to reblog it and share with my readers. This post here is one of them. I can agree more with this lady. Please do yourself a favor ans click […]
[Si par hazard tu cherches une histoire émouvante, tu es au bon endroit]. J’ai fait la connaissance de Boris Evrard sur les réseaux sociaux et comme beaucoup de jeunes burundais au Canada, je le connaissais principalement à travers son activisme et ses engagements dans la diaspora Burundaise au Canada. Si tout comme moi tu as […]
(This post is inspired in part by a conversation with my brother on manhood). I have one little brother. 4 years younger. You can imagine how funny it is for me to say that he has taught me things. But he truly did, in his own way! He didn’t actually make me sit down and […]