Dark Continent My Black Arse: By Bus, Boksie, Matola... from Cape to Cairo by Sihle KhumaloDark Continent, My Black Arse is Sihle Khumalos personal and often hilarious account of his perception of Mama Africa, based on his journey from Cape to Cairo by public transport bus, boksie, matola. Celebrating life with gusto and in inimitable style, he describes a journey fraught with discomfort, mishap, ecstasy, disillusionment, discovery and astonishing human encounters; a journey that would be acceptable madness in a white man but is regarded by the author s fellow Africans as an extraordinary and inexplicable expenditure of time and money.As Sihles famous counterpart Paul Theroux, author of Dark Star Safari, comments, Dark Continent, My Black Arse is uniquely an African travel story: the story of an African travelling on his own money and motivation, from one end of Africa to the other. An inspiring story, it carries the following warning: Reading this book might cause you to resign from your boring job, leave your nagging / ungrateful / insecure partner, stop merely existing and start living the life you have always longed and yearned for.
10 Ways to Have More Patience in a Relationship
The rewards of patience in a relationship, though, are well worth the time and effort. By being patient and understanding with each other every day, you can work together to create a happy and healthy relationship. Try simple exercises to help improve your patience. If you practice patience in different aspects of your own life, it will be easier to transfer that to your relationships, in which patience is very important. To learn patience in a relationship, try buffering your responses so you have more control over them, which you can do by taking 3 deep breaths before you say anything.
Like so many things in life, dating has its set of guidelines and boundaries that must be observed. And when it comes to new relationships, that statement could not be any truer. Many men err and the guidelines are occasionally broken, often resulting in a breakup that leaves them wondering what went wrong. You need to be one step ahead by knowing the dating rules and respecting them. The rules are easy. What's needed from you is patience and self-restraint. Let's start with 10 things you should avoid if you want to keep the awesome babe you just scored.
How To Be More Patient In Your Love Life
When I was younger, I assumed that when I found the ideal person for me and was in my ideal relationship, it was going to be easy, and I was going to feel comfortable and safe all the time. I have come to learn, through countless emotional outbursts, anxious moments, doubt-filled thoughts, hard conversations, and extreme emotional discomfort, that my belief of the ideal relationship was pretty misguided. When I met my boyfriend, I knew he was what I had been searching for. He was open, loving, honest, kind, caring, and funny, and his spirit just sparkled through his eyes. However, I was nervous. I would keep track of how many hours he was away and would share how hard it was for me to trust him.