The Cultural Curator

Bringing you thoughts on feminism, fashion, food, current affairs, and other cultural goodies…

You Can Call Me ‘Queen Bee’

I profess. Though it doesn’t occur frequently, every now and again, I form a serious ‘girl crush’… a girl so absurdly cool, she warrants my undivided attention and praise. I … Continue reading

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An Interview with ‘Cause of Death: Woman’ Founder, Karin Alfredsson

Last week, I sat down with Swedish writer and journalist Karin Alfredsson, Regional Director of We Effect, at her Lusaka-based office, to discuss Cause of Death: Woman, a virtual photojournalism … Continue reading

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The Complicated Simple Life.

First and foremost, let me preface what I’m about to write by saying that I am oh-so-sorry for being MIA these past couple of months. Although it’s always my intention … Continue reading

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When the Going Gets Tough… the Tough Get Going.

Hi Y’all! Every now again, I come across a personal story/call for support that pulls at my heartstrings. I recently read the touching – and heartbreaking – story of twin … Continue reading

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When in Africa…

It’s been a mere two-and-a-half weeks since I set up shop in Zambia and, suffice it to say, this is the longest amount of time I have spent, consecutively, in … Continue reading

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Fast Fashion: Do Better. Demand Better.

I can’t count the number of times that I have walked into a ‘fast fashion’ store (H&M, Forever 21, Zara, etc.), and walked out feeling like, in that moment, I … Continue reading

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Leaving… On a Jet Plane.

Almost one year ago, I set off for Africa. On the verge of completing my Master’s Degree in International Communications and Development, I headed to Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, and Nigeria … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have a Phobia, Dude. You’re Just an A**Hole.

I’m tired. Tired of all the negativity and trash talk. Tired of people who can’t or, rather, choose not to find their ‘words’, tired of ‘homophobia’ (you’re afraid of the … Continue reading

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Good Morning World… With a Song.

Good morning/afternoon/evening (depending on where you are in this world)! I woke up to this oh-so-lovely tune, and thought I would give you a chance to get in on the … Continue reading

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Paparazzi

Ok, ok, the title of this post is a tad misleading, but can ‘ya blame a girl for getting a wee bit excited? After a few failed attempts at being … Continue reading

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