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Tanzania's vibrant kitenge

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A friend tweeted, “What’s kitenge?” (And this from a person who loves to design and play with fabrics). 76 more words

East Africa


Now that It  is raining all of a  sudden we need a few of these to drape on. 23 more words


A Tanzanian treasure rediscovered

While living in Dar es Salaam, I had a problem sending my mother a gift. There were beautiful fabrics (kitenge) but she didn’t sew; there were loads of books, but my mother wasn’t much of a reader. 115 more words



An Age-Old African Art-form, In A Modern Time


So i recently visited a kitenge shop in eastleigh  owned and ran by a young lady roughly 40 years old, where i was trying to find a good material for my mum’s birthday present, which was obviously a dress. 204 more words


DIY : Letter Decor

I am currently obsessed with these letter decor ..mainly because I find them super cute and easy to personalize into what ever letter or word you want to use.. 216 more words


Most African Ankara prints are normally in browns and greens. And somewhere along the mix your eyes tilt  to an orange. It is mostly what is represented anyway in the African picturesque 38 more words


Wife Material

Seeing as I have been around for a little over thirty years,believe me when I tell you that I know a few dudes who feel they are now ready to marry and settle down.Every time I meet up with one such guy,we start with the usual niceties of ‘How have you been?When do you renew your gym membership? 637 more words