Did you forget to comb your hair today?
Nandipha Mntambo, the 2011 Standard Bank winner for Visual Arts
Healthy Refrigerator Snack Station(via Real Simple)
- Jar of peanut butter (preferably the natural kind, for dipping)
- String cheese
- Assorted crudités—baby-cut carrots, celery sticks, pepper slices—in plastic bags
- Orange segments
- Lunch-meat roll-ups (like turkey-and-Swiss or ham-and-Cheddar)
- Tub of hummus (for dipping)
If it’s not in the box, you can at least wait til a meal for it.
(Source: dontkillthedream, via )
Seeing lots of fitness things on my dash that make me facepalm, so I’m requoting from my FAQ:
I don’t take my exercise lightly, and I never take it easy. If you can carry on a conversation during exercise, you’re not working hard enough. If you can manage to read a book or browse the internet on…
“high fructose corn loca”
Dario Mitidieri Bombay (1992)
Among the current crop of writers in South Africa, Kopano Matlwa stands uniquely head and shoulders above the rest. This grounded twenty two year old author of provocative novel Coconut about black South African youths’ loss of identity in their highly Westernised nation highlights what can happen to African children when they realize that in a world that is black-and-white, life can be cruel when one is not black enough to be black but too black to be white.
Matlwa is not only the youngest European Literary Award winner to come out of South Africa but in addition, continues to manage a hectic writer’s schedule of book readings, literary fairs et al, with a full-time schedule as a medical student at University of Cape Town.
She cites Zimbabwean Tsitsi Dangarembgwa’s Nervous Conditions as one of her favourite books. (source: http://www.african-writing.com)