Generational lines

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We’re the spoiled ones, who prefer to check our Social Media statistics rather than interact with the world around us, we’re the generation too young to have fought in a major war, and we’re guilty of beginning to forget the lessons learned by those who lived through one. We don’t know enough about life, yet we feel like we do, with the ever growing opinionated twitter population.

We aren’t eager to volunteer and change the world, we haven’t recognised the value in our education like most of our parents, and we refuse to cherish the idea that learning for learning’s sake is a Good thing, instead we’re confidently narcissistic, over-sharing our every moment, pouring out every unedited thought to the world, desperate for the approval and endorsement of our peers throughout the internet.

We’re upbeat, preferring to believe that everything will turn out okay, in the face of…

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The Man King

When i hear the  name Martin Luther king, Jr. I think of peace, love, freedom, equality, justice etc. After over a decade of non-violent civil right activism, Dr Martin King leaves  behind a message of solidarity and social justice. His life story also inspires race relation conversations of today.

I visited the KINGS CENTRE in Atlanta some weeks back with a couple of friends. This place is a living memorial dedicated to the advancement of his legacy. I took pictureeeesss and you bet am gonna share it with you guys. Guest what!!! the tour is FREE!!!!!!

FREEDOM WALKWAYProcessed with VSCOcam with acg presetProcessed with VSCOcam with x1 presetThe pathway symbolises the ‘walk of freedom’ that took place on June 23,1963 for the purpose of human right and equality on all levels

THE EXTERNAL FLAMEProcessed with VSCOcam with a5 preset“The Eternal Flame symbolizes the continuing effort to realize Dr. King’s ideals for the “Beloved Community” which requires lasting personal commitment that cannot weaken when faced with obstacles.”

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BIRMINGHAM JAILProcessed with VSCOcam with acg presetArrested and jailed in 1963 for protesting the treatment of black in Birmingham, Alabama.

STONE OF HOPEProcessed with VSCOcam with hb1 preset“Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope”

KING’S SPIRITUAL HOMEProcessed with VSCOcam with a4 presetProcessed with VSCOcam with hb1 presetProcessed with VSCOcam with hb1 presetThe spiritual home where Dr. King was baptised, became a co-pastor with his father and where his funeral was held.

BIRTH HOMEProcessed with VSCOcam with hb1 presetProcessed with VSCOcam with acg presetProcessed with VSCOcam with b5 presetThe best part of my tour was his birth home. Unfortunately,cameras were prohibited inside the house. Most of the furniture is a period furniture, however his family owned a few pieces.

The King’s centre was an amazing experience. A great reminder of how one person and others stood up in the face of diversity for a strong belief that world needs to change.

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy”-Dr.Martin Luther King Jr.

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All pictures taken and edited by me.

Eddy.

Determination


So you want something. It’s important and vital for your life’s progress and so it holds great value. What’s that one thing you need to achieve; the attainment of this thing you so dearly wish to possess?

Determination.

Being a medical student, determination is something I have to have in abundance – right from the level of getting admission into medical school, nothing came easily. When I first started my application, I was doing my A-Levels and a requirement for applying for medical school in the UK was a minimum of six months work experience in a health service environment. The struggle to get a placement alone was highly discouraging but I managed to push past the several disappointments and finally got a placement at a general practitioner’s clinic – only to be stuck with filing patient files for six months, yes, for the entire duration of my HEALTH SERVICE work experience I spent it rearranging the clinic’s filing system, but I knew it was a requirement for my goal and so I continued going to work punctually and filing like my life depended on it.

Yet, after all that, I didn’t get into medical school in the UK.

But that didn’t kill my spirit. Instead, I started a course in biomedical sciences with the aim of getting a First class result in my first year and applying for a transfer to medical school. I decided to apply outside the UK and to God be the glory I got not one, nor two but FOUR medical school admission offers in different schools across Europe and Nigeria.

It took me an extra year but by the grace of God I’m now in my 4th out of 6 years in medical school. I can’t tell you of all the many struggles I’ve fought on the course to where I am now but I can tell you that determination brought me a whole long way – and it can do the same for you. Fix your eyes on a goal and work towards it with all you’ve got, and soon, you’ll be gleaming whilst reaping the benefits of your sacrifices.

Written by Elizabeth T Peters.

  http://www.elizabethtpeters.com

SPRING STAPLES: 8 items you must own this spring

Spring is just beautiful mainly because we all know that means summer is closer than ever. Time to actually have fun without school projects cramping our style. Basically, these items are spring staples mainly because of the colors introduced and the bipolar spring weather in Hungary currently and other countries as well.

STRIPED SWEATER

 Coming from winter and our dark outfits, bright colors and stripes will be so refreshing to include in your wardrobe. Pair these with some jeans and ankle boots and you’re good to go.

ANKLE LENGTH BOOTS

 Well, this goes without saying. Spring is still chill, just not as cold as winter so ankles boots or cut out boots will keep the cold at bay.

FACE CAP

 The sun is here to stay brah. So get some of these or some fashionable sunglasses and you’re sorted. Not to talk about the element of coolness it adds to your outfit.

WHITE NAIL POLISH

 Well, if you’re a fan then that’s cool. Play with colors because it’s spring and its bright and dandy.

SLIP DRESS 

 Personally I have trust issues when it come to the weather of Debrecen. I wear a coat out and the weather decides to burn my soul. I wear a crop top and it rains. So guess what, a slip dress plays right into its bipolar tendencies. Thrown on a parka or denim jacket or even a leather jacket with some ankle boots and maybe a light scarf and girl, like I always say, you’re sorted.

LIGHT SCARF

 Well, no brainer. We need a scarf for this weather. If it’s cold you throw it on, if it’s hot, well… Just make sure it’s handy at all times.

WHITE KICKS

 Just for fun. Just because every living thing with two legs should own one. COME ON, it’s white!!

BACKPACK

 It’s so easy to run errands with a backpack. Especially when the weather isn’t so trustworthy, you don’t want that extra stress on your being.

These are my personal staples for now. Let us know the items you cannot stay without this spring in the comments.

Between, do you need pictures? Let me know so I’ll check some out and send it to you.

Emediong Etetim

Style Blogger

Stylepith.com

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CARNIVAL!!!!!

Wagwan people!

I know I have been MIA since my last post and I apologise. It’s no news that I reside in the Caribbean, Dominica to be exact, the acclaimed Nature Island. That being said, the season of festivity and goodwill was upon us on the island with a host of mind-blowing events scheduled. Beauty pageantries, the most common being the crowning of Mr&Miss Dominica, a Calypso music contest (predominantly an island music genre contest) and of course Carnival!

Carnival this year was slated for the 8th and 9th of February and if you are familiar with Carnival on this island, you know it is “two days of letting loose” It entailed the usual 5am J’Ouvert (party/jump up) around the carnival routes. Just after the J’Ouvert were the parades which were as colourful as pheasants; the most colourful bird😊.

Just when you think you are done for the day, different bands show up and an evening/ night jump up / party around town continues. The turn up was massive. It really is no wonder people fly in from different continents to witness. It was an awesome experience not to miss and one of my best experiences ever! I could feel the love and unity throughout the festivity as people had fun with no restraints. It was splendid!

I took a couple of pictures during the J’Ouvert and parades and I thought it will be nice to share with you guys! please watch out!! Thank you so much for reading.


  
  
  

  

  
  

  
  
  
  
  
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ISLAND LIFE

      Exploring CommonWealth of Dominica a.k.a The Nature Island/767, was nothing but an awesome adventure. A beautiful island indeed. These are some photos of places that caught my eye and I thought I should share with you guys in a more creative way 😊. Please leave your comments 😌😌 (compliments, criticism, suggestions etc) and share with your friends.

                         “Photography is a love affair with life – Burk Uzzle”

Ocean view (Anchorage hotel)
The Windsor Park Stadium 

The Windsor Park Stadium 

The Windsor Park Stadium 

The State House (Common Wealth of Dominica) 

Morne Bruce Cross                        

City of Roseau at the top of Jack’s Trail

Nature’s Chronicle

Much love,

Eddy