Wednesday 28 June 2017


I was nominated for the unique blogger award by the amazing (Gurrl you da best!). She's on this blog so much I don't think she even needs an introduction!

  • Share the link of the blogger who has shown love to you by nominating you.
  • Answer the questions.
  • In the spirit of sharing love and solidarity with our blogging family, nominate 8-13 people for the same award.
  • Ask them three questions.

1. What is your favourite flower?

I'm so tempted to sound all cultured and say Protea (The South African national flower) or Hibiscus (The local flower of my hometown) or even roses. Nah, fam. I'm just not a fan of flowers. Flowers to me just seem to signify death and ending (Bae better not get me roses - that means his love for me is gonna die too).

There is, however, one type of flower I don't completely hate - sunflowers. C'mon they spread so much happiness!

2. Do you identify as a feminist? If yes, why? If no, why not?

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This is actually something I have been thinking about a lot lately - why do I identify as a feminist? All feminists are different and prioritize different things. The term "feminist" is so broad. This, dear reader, is why I, Asha Singh, am a feminist:-

I embrace the title feminist because of the women in Algeria who aren't allowed to leave their abusive husbands and are told by authorities "Your destiny is to stay with him". I am a feminist because in Iran only 14.9% of women are in the workforce which is largely attributed to the civil code which gives the husband the right to prevent his wife from working.

I am a feminist because in countries like Tonga, it is legal for a 10 year old girl to marry a 40 year old man. I am a feminist because on June 6, 2017 women were again excluded from peace talks in Afghanistan.

I am a feminist because sexual harassment is so widespread that one in 10 girls in Tanzania is a victim. I am a feminist because every year 15 to 20 women and girls in Jordan are burned, beaten or stabbed to death by family members if they bring dishonor to their families. I am a feminist because in Kenya after the 2007 election, 3 men attacked a 52 year old and raped her using their bodies and a pipe.

Don't get me wrong, I'm not a feminist because I want a "get out of jail free" card when women do something wrong. I'm not a feminist because I believe women should walk around with hairy armpits and not wear makeup. I'm not a feminist because I believe women should get preference in life just for having a vagina.

I am a feminist, not because I want to be, but because I have to be. Trust me, the best day of my life will be when these issues don't exist anymore and I can let go of the title "feminist". But as long as these things exist, I'm going to be a feminist.

3. What is your favourite thing about yourself?

Yay, a chance for me to be vain and not be judged for it! JK. To be honest this was a tough question. Physically I guess my favorite thing about myself is my ears (They're so damn cute). In general my favorite thing about myself is my ability to adapt to situations, not take things too serious, my passion for so many things and optimism.  That and also my drop dead good looks (LOL).

Hope you enjoyed reading my answers to Indira's questions! According to the rules I have to nominate a minimum of 8 bloggers, so I thought I'd use this opportunity to introduce you to some South African bloggers!

MY NOMINEES (These SA bloggers slay!):












1. What is/was your favourite cartoon?
2. What is the definition of beauty to you?
3. When you were younger what did you want to be when you grew up?


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