Theatre as a Way of Life, Wordlessness, Dyslexia & Why We Need New Stories

Eva Andrea Ter Avest Dahm. You’ll be damned trying to pronounce the name and lucky to get it right, unless you are of Dutch origin. But what if you did not try. What if you visualized the name. What character can you make out from the letters you see. Any scents? Colours? Ideas? I tried … Continue reading Theatre as a Way of Life, Wordlessness, Dyslexia & Why We Need New Stories

Why We Need to Think Greater of 3D Printing in Africa

In the continent of Africa, in the land of Kenya, is a home-grown 3D printing company by the name AB3D. African Born 3D Printing (AB3D) is the first 3D printing enterprise in Africa designed to deliver high quality 3D printers, custom 3D print jobs, and 3D printing technology education. AB3D designs and manufactures 3D printers … Continue reading Why We Need to Think Greater of 3D Printing in Africa

Knowing and Celebrating Our Women Heroes

Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi et al. Our heroes and freedom fighters. We learn about them in school, we find books about them even when we are not looking: comics, children's version, biographies; millions of articles online, detailed Wikipedia accounts- name it. In light of International Women's Day accept my late and … Continue reading Knowing and Celebrating Our Women Heroes

Memories

Are subjective... As we advance in life, the way we remember things changes. The thoughts, feelings and judgements we attach to memories alters because we too are altered by the magnitude of life. We shrivel and we open up, stretching our boundaries, testing our fears, realizing our follies, acknowledging our triumphs, amazing ourselves by our … Continue reading Memories

Underpaid, Unappreciated and Forgotten: Our Police

Lady Justice can not help it and loses her composure. She unveils her eye(s) in awe that justice could be lacking to such a degree that it becomes difficult to define it and its role. Furthermore, people lose hope in systems and revert to our ancestral way- restorative justice- a good form of justice. But … Continue reading Underpaid, Unappreciated and Forgotten: Our Police

The Not-Prenuer: My Multi-Potentialite Syndrome

For a very long time I struggled to define what my career was. When people asked, "What do you do?" I could not think of a proper response, as much as I knew what I did- more precisely, all the things I did. As a child, it's amazing when you can do all these things: … Continue reading The Not-Prenuer: My Multi-Potentialite Syndrome