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Africa Day celebrations- Melbourne 2019

Africa Day celebrations- Melbourne 2019
Africa Day 2019 Melbourne gala hosted by Africa Day Australia

Mirrors and windows - the importance of diverse books

Mirrors and windows - the importance of diverse books

Children's books can act like mirrors and windows. Mirrors in that they can reflect on children's own lives and windows as they give them a chance to learn about someone's life. This helps to reduce stereotypes and reduces fear of the "other" if they get to meet them and learn about them from an early age.ย  Everyone deserves to see themselves and their language in books.


International Children's day

International Children's day

We lose ourselves in books.. We find ourselves there too - unknown - The books we grow up with can actually influence who and what we become in the future ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿš’๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘ท๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ. I remember being facinated by an old and probably outdated medical text book my parent's had around the house and thinking, maybe one day the medical language would make sense to me๐Ÿ˜œ. In highschool my career choices got influenced mostly by my friends' choices ๐Ÿ˜Š. At some point I considered doing IT ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป and actuarial science๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿซ as I was good with numbers and a bit nerdy๐Ÿค“. My grandpa's sudden...


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.