An Apology Letter to my Younger Self

Dear younger me, a lot has changed from the time I actually drafted this letter last year (2017) ‘til today but one thing remains the same – the message and purpose of this letter. I am writing to you for the sole purpose of apologizing.   First of all, I am greatly sorry that the […]

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Me and My Embarrassing Nicknames

We all have nicknames, right? Right. These are names that are given to us by our friends, family, classmates and sometimes partners too. To those who don’t already know, my name is Mbalenhle but people automatically call me Mbali right after I introduce myself. I always find it so disturbing when someone asks what my […]

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101 Times I Fell In Love With Lauryn Hill

I can’t say that I am a Lauryn Hill fan because that would be an understatement. Is there a word we can use to describe the obsession I have for her and her work? I have been listening to Lauryn Hill’s music since high school and back then all I ever really loved about her […]

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15 Weird Facts About Me

We all think we are weird right? There are little things we do and say on a daily basis that make us realize that we are not normal at all. I genuinely feel like I have exceeded the ‘right’ amount of weirdness to be classified as human. There are certainly more weird facts about me […]

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Ascot Bush Lodge | Adventure Diary 

A Peaceful Oasis A couple of months ago my friend of 11 years and I decided to actually do something together in February because it is our birth month, also we are both 21 this year. Big deal hey? Since we aren’t party freaks we figured we should go on a mini getaway, and so […]

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21st Birthday – 21 Questions 

First of all, how did I get here – how am I already 21? I am not ready for the amount of adulting I’m going to have to start doing just because I’m 21 now. Well, can I at least start looking my age? I would really appreciate that actually. Okay okay, let’s get right […]

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My Commitment Issues

I feel as though this is an issue most people have, especially when it comes to relationships but I actually struggle with committing myself to activities. Movies I am terrible. I rarely focus on a movie from start to end. Do you have any idea how long 2 hours is? Just listening to people speak […]

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Being a Landlord at the Age of 20

How dramatic is the title of this blog though? Landlord hey? Well, it is entirely true but no it’s not what you are thinking – I don’t own any property, my mother does and after a serious and deep proposal she let me ‘own’ the outside building and rent it out. I have been a […]

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My Bad Habits

Writing this post made me realize 2 things about myself. One, I’m a weird human being. Two, I’m terrible at being human😄. 1. Talking to myself… in public… out loud I know most people say they talk to themselves too but what they actually mean is that they mutter to themselves. I don’t mutter, I […]

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12 Things I Have Realised in 12 Months

Okay wait, before we even get there… BUDDING REGARDLESS HAS TURNED 1?! Because of the vision I had for my blog I never gave up writing, never took a blogging break and I have never looked back or regretted starting a blog. Even at times when I lost my self-esteem and school pressure was weighing […]

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