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Location Johanesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction I started blogging while I was studying at Rhodes University, 2010. I had just started reading for a Masters in Education and I was struggling with writing. I mostly struggled because I didn't like academic writing (I'm still in two minds about it seeing as I'm seriously contemplating a Phd).At the time I was also writing for the Daily Dispatch (a newspaper in the Eastern Cape) and I enjoyed that because it allowed me to write about issues beyond my studies. Now I'm a teacher and I try to write a blog at least once a week. Most of my topics focus on my experiences in the classroom and what I think about living in Cape Town. I also write for the Mail and Guardian Thought Leader so what you read on this blog might appear on that blog as well.Leave a comment before you move on to the next blog or get distracted on twitter.
Favorite Movies Izulu lami, The Secret Life of Bees, In her shoes, The Chronicles of narnia (BBC version), Colour Purple, Waiting to Exhale
Favorite Music Letta Mbuli and Caiphas Semenya, Stimela, Miriam Makeba, India Arie, Judith Sephuma, Hugh Masekela, Ringo, Nina Simone, Sade, Tracy Chapman, Al Jerreau, Michal Buble, Simphiwe Dana, Lira, TKZee, Common
Favorite Books Zenzele-Nozipho J. Marare, the Alchemist-Paulo Coehlo, Beloved, Sula-Toni Morrison, You can't keep a good woman down-Alice Walker, Mother to Mother-Sindiwe Magona, Nation's Bounty: POetry of Nontsizi Mgqwetho-Jeff Opland