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Wrapped Joy 202.2

*Usher Voice *: This is part 2 (and the last post of the year). I’m sharing the things that kept my joy afloat in these murky 2021 waters, it’s also an amalgamation of my favourite things. It’s both plug and light: a reminder that the #QuestForBeauty is attainable even in the darkest of times.

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Wrapped Joy 202.1

This post is special and not only because I’m sharing the things that provided a life-raft of joy in these murky 2021 waters. It’s an amalgamation of my favourite things on my little corner of the Internet. It’s both plug and light: a reminder that the #QuestForBeauty is attainable even in the darkest of times.

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The Diaspora: Continental Drift

The word Diaspora is an acknowledgement of the nature of our relationship. That though we are scattered across the globe, we share common blood and ancestry. The nurture part seems to always get in the way of our reconciliation efforts however: this is the unusual story about how Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther helped me bridge this gap.

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The Nerds Shall Inherit the Earth Part II: from Greek to Geek

Are you even a good franchise without at least two parts?

Shonda Rhimes (Titan and notable Nerd) said every good story has one simple message: you are not alone. In this sequel we explore the magic (and art) of Big Nerds who are changing the world. Or at the very least, mine.

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The Nerds Shall Inherit the Earth Part I: Origins

I am many things: Black, African, a Woman, a writer/doctor and (quite unapologetically) a nerd. The word gets thrown about A LOT. The landscape is changing, and in the process of exploring and explaining this part of my identity (albeit with lots of geeking out) I hope to convince you by the end of this that you’re a nerd too

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