Ego needs pores to breathe; His is an airtight helium balloon, Which you inflated. Soon he’ll be flying to greater heights, And you’ll be saying, ‘wait for me’ ...
It was drizzling, which is why I had opened the door. The scent of evening rain smelt like wet logs. I imagined I was somewhere in a forest, in a cabin, with a blazing fire keeping me warm and a woolen blanket keeping me safe.
CONTRIBUTED BY MICHAEL KLOTSMAN, EDITED BY BYAWOMAN There are a lot of bodies that have formed to help towards establishing open, clearly defined and majority-accepted standards & technology, that have the well-being of society primarily in mind. Notable examples include the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) , the FSF, the Tor Project and others, including the … Continue reading Cyber Security: It’s Not all Doom and Gloom – Here’s What To Know
CONTRIBUTED by Michael Klotsman, Edited by ByawomanThere is an apt quote that reflects a very crucial point every person would benefit greatly from internalising and understanding. As we embark on the subject of cyber security, I leave you the quote to under-lace with the discussion. It has been expressed numerous times by many prominent figures throughout … Continue reading All About Cyber Security and Why We Ought to Care
It is never too late to start eating right and help yourself or loved ones. These were the first words of a lady whose healing food came to be known as Fatma’s Kitchen.
ADVENTURE WAITS DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE, BUT ‘TO SURVIVE IT, YOU NEED TO BE MAD AS THE HATTER, WHICH LUCKILY I AM.’
Dear daughter, When you were born, I recall trying to ensure that your toys did not prescribe to any gender. I recall always being asked, while shopping for items, ‘is it for a boy or a girl’, and I would sometimes say, it’s just for my baby. Yet, I could not resist those groovy cute … Continue reading Day of the Girl Child: Letter to My Daughter
If, we could draw my heart, It would look like the rugs my grandma made, With leftover pieces of fabric, Stitched together. Some dotted, some stripped, Tie and dye, pastel and luminous. The torn pieces created the beautiful mat. Even if the stitches could not be hidden, And each piece had a story to tell, … Continue reading Heart of Rags
I do not recall who said this, but it is true- that age comes with wisdom and experience (and eventually senior citizen discounts). The wisdom you might not always use, the experience may not always make you act differently in a similar situation, and the senior person discounts- I will think about that later! My … Continue reading The Scanty Diary of a Turning Thirty Year Old
With personal branding, people buy you, and eventually this comes with its challenges but Vava says she does not imagine herself not being the brand. It can get exhausting but it is a strong way to have a brand. This goes without saying for someone like Vava, who has a strong presence accompanied by her … Continue reading Coffee Stories: Vava on Being the Face of the Brand – PART THREE