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Catch-22 of Devolution in Zimbabwe

So the question that’s bugging me this weekend is how, or indeed whether, it is possible to reconcile a devolutionary programme with the need to hold involved actors to account in a generally undemocratic and non-transparent system? I’ve reached the point in my thesis now whereby I’m now trying to look forward more constructively and […]

Facebook Freedom Revelations #1: Exploring Me

Facebook Freedom Revelations #1: Exploring Me

Wow, so giving up Facebook, in the grand scheme of things, has been quite a small thing to do. Yet, it is already having a pretty large impact on me. My first personal revelation from being free from Facebook is that I am more grounded, more present, and more aware of what experiences and thoughts […]

Facebook Freedom: Challenges #1

Facebook Freedom: Challenges #1

It’s only been just over a week since I gave up Facebook and it’s already apparent just how pervasive it is in my life! My biggest (and perhaps most worrying) challenge has been Spotify. I do sometimes sign up for things using Facebook because, well, it’s easier than going through all the registration process and […]

Life without Facebook!

Life without Facebook!

I never used to be someone who was concerned about the way I came across on Facebook. For me it was never a portal to portray a certain image of myself or my life. I never untagged photos, rarely thought twice about what I was posting as a status, and used to enjoy it for […]