Category: TW Living

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BUSY LIFE SYNDROME; THE BANE OF MODERN DAY EXISTENCE

  I was compelled to go out this weekend; it was supposed to be a fun outing to unwind, de-stress and get my groove on. I agreed to go reluctantly after my many excuses and complaints of how busy I was and how I didn’t have the luxury to unwind fell on deaf ears. I...

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TECH SPEAK: HOW I WATCHED MY PERSONAL ASSISTANT DROWN IN WATER.

I started the year on a tragic note; my personal assistant drowned in water. My assistant is not a person mind you, I’m talking about my smart phone. Here is how it happened. It was after New Year’s Day, I was still deep in the festivity spirit. As usual I had lots to eat that day and had to relieve myself.(I mean what’s the...

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MONDAY MOTIVATION: WRITE DOWN THE VISION; MAKE IT PLAIN

Today’s motivation is from world class, award winning writer Octavia Butler. Octavia Estelle Butler was an American science fiction writer. One of the best in her field, she was the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur fellowship grant. Octavia was the only child of a housemaid mother and a shoe shine father who...

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“I LOST MY HOME TO TERMITES” – 5 Signs of Termite Infestation

An older client called us frantic in late December, she was losing her home to an aggressive termite invasion. The termites had attacked her roof, the house structure and her home was no longer safe to live in. The roof had become so badly infested it had started shedding wood and posed a real danger...

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THIS WEEK IN TECH: TECH STORIES AROUND THE WORLD

HIDDEN FIGURES Happy Tuesday super woman, have you seen the movie “Hidden Figures”? It is an awesome biopic that tells the story of unsung heroines. The movie shines the light on three amazing female mathematicians whose incredible calculations and contributions made it possible for Alan Shepard and John Glenn to make it to Space and...

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IT HAPPENED TO ME: EXPECTATIONS VERSUS REALITY

My name is *Chika* I will be getting married in two weeks time. I can feel you breaking into a smile, saying congratulations under your breath. I don’t want to be congratulated though; I have had one too many congratulations I don’t think I need any more. My fiancé is a great guy, we have been together for a little over three...

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#2017 MOTIVATION – THE CROWD

I was sitting in the midst of a large crowd, my headphones plugged in, listening to Beyonce’s I WAS HERE. As I sat in that crowd, taking in the people around me and wondering what the New Year had in store for me, a thought struck me in that moment. I realized the whole point to living is to get the ultimate prize. What’s the ultimate prize you might ask? It’s different for everyone, but for me, the ultimate prize is to...

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FOOD TERROR; Is it rice, or plastic on the menu

Fear has gripped the hearts of people over the past couple of months as a video making rounds on social media showed workers feeding plastic into a machine to produce rice like granules. The factory believed to be in China was said to be producing rice out of plastic. The widely shared controversial video has generated...