It’s been a minute since I wrote or read a blog post. Adulting is really taking me by the horns but I refuse to cave.
Currently working on something interesting for next month and I thought I might dust the place before we start. I hope you are well and safe. Totally unrelated, I have so many stories and I’m really anxious to share each one of them but they’ll have to wait.
“Everyone has highs and lows that they have to learn from, but every morning I start off with a good head on my shoulders, saying to myself, ‘It’s going to be a good day!”
– Lindsay Lohan
You may have noticed I’ve been a little inconsistent with the blog series. It bothered me a lot too and after thinking about it, I know the reason. I was worried about the next chapter.
The Brave Women, Unique Tales series is me and these amazing ladies letting the world know our problems with no expectation of solutions. Our supposed solutions are more of a hit and miss kind of thing. So I’ve had to scratch my head hard to figure out what the next step is. Have I figured it out? Catch me on the flip side, how ’bout that?
Without further ado, I’m here to announce the ending of our blog series with our last episode going up today. I have a bonus special story. Just one extra because I feel like it.
Thank you so much for reading and sharing these beautiful stories. I’m amazed by the number of people that have approached me and appreciated the work. My heart is grateful.
My beautiful, amazing and brave warriors. Your stories have touched many both far and wide. I’m very proud of you and so thankful for trusting me and the world with your secrets.
Let me start by saying I’m dissecting Afrobloggers into two groups i.e the Afrobloggers who are the mind behind the WinterABC challenge. It was my first ever Afrobloggers challenge and also the very first blogging challenge ever. (I like to call it a retreat)
I’m lucky to have clicked the follow option on Twitter otherwise I wouldn’t have done this in the first place. Thank you for bringing together amazing African talent to the world. I’d never thought that one day I’d blog in a matatu on my way home or late in the night. The blogging community of Africa is really lucky to have passionate people like you.
The WinterABC challenge was a real challenge for me. I’ve only successfully completed one challenge, this was a sit up challenge which was more of a dare actually. This one was different, balancing life, work and my passion was such a rollercoaster but it also taught me how effective utilizing 24hours is. With that being said thank you for allowing us to be this creative and step out of our comfort zones.
The second part of this letter is for you my fellow Afro bloggers (see what I did there). I’m still amazed by how talented you all are, yes every one of you me inclusive. Thank you for putting yourselves up to this. I’m glad I made new friends. Well we have interacted mostly through comments and liking each others posts but that is a start.
Is it acceptable to reach out to you via email or Twitter, I mean DMs and all? I had to ask for permission as I don’t like to impose. I look forward to seeing everyone getting back into their usual blogging element.
I’ve been able to read some of your posts outside WinterABC, again Africa is filled with quite the talent. Thank you to all of my followers on the blog not forgetting my visitors from all over the world. The blog is growing and I couldn’t be any prouder.
I’ll have to add that the challenge got my creative juices running and I thought up a whole series. That in itself shows you how helpful being a part of the challenge was.
Thank you, asante sana *thank you in Swahili* , eyalama noi *Thank you in Ateso*, mwebale nyo *Thank you in Luganda* and lastly merci beaucoup * Thank you in French*