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Losika Writes was on ABC radio Melbourne!

Losika Writes was on ABC radio Melbourne!
Afternoons with Richelle Hunt of ABC radio Melbourne have occasionally had the African flavour of Losika Writes as I discuss all things diversity, motherhood, bilingual childrens books etc.

Our first Melbourne market!

Our first Melbourne market!
We ventured out into the Melbourne market scene and had our first one during the Victorian Cultural Diversity week 16-24 March 2019. We had a splendid time and cannot wait to venture to more Melbourne markets as we grow.

We got featured on SBS Australia!

We got featured on SBS Australia!
Growing up as a person of colour in Australia has inherent challenges. As we celebrate Harmony day, I reflect on one of the challenges parents of African- Australian children might experience.

Perseverance works

Perseverance works

Open the door, it may lead you to someplace you never expected.... As a medical mum 👩🏽‍⚕️ who has a vision to have all kids living in the diaspora proudly fluent in their native tongues, I have had to knock on a few 🚪s to share my dream and try to make it reality. Sure, some haven't opened YET, I am still patiently waiting 😉, excuse the medical pun 😜😊. Some doors have been opened only to be closed shut in my face 😩because- who cares for those languages? Err me 😉- there is no market for those books as those people don't read kids books in...


Reading to little ones

Reading to little ones

  When should I start to read to my child? I don’t think there you can be too early to read to your child really. People have often played classical music to their bellies so I guess you can start reading to them then too. After babies are born, their vision is pretty poor but their hearing is much better, so they get to appreciate the different sounds you make as you read to them. As their vision improves, the brightly coloured pictures as well as the changing tones of the voice make the world a more interesting place. Why...