Oh Africa Please, Stop It!

It has been just a couple of days  since the launch of yadley.com. We established this online platform with the aim of linking aspiring Pilots and Flight Attendants from Africa with training, scholarship and job opportunities. In just these few hours since the website launch, I have been surprised to receive some emails from my […]

Women Cannot Fly?

yadley pilots in simulator

“…It is a disgrace for a woman to think that she can fly a high speed aircraft when she really has not the intelligence to scrub the floor of a hospital properly….” – Dr C.G Grey What do you think of such a dubious statement?Its even more worrisome to note that it was spoken by […]

FEAR OF SUCCESS!

I came upon these wise words sometime back and they opened my eyes to a certain truth about myself and many others like me… “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We […]

It All Comes Down To Choices!

Everyday I look around me and I see so much that is wrong with our world: pollution, xenophobia, global warming, violence, war, poverty, unemployment the list goes on, and I ask myself how I have contributed to the chaos that I see all around…and in all honesty I have found that in some way, one […]

Reconnecting With The Kid in Me

Part 1 of 3 It was about 23 years ago in the dusty streets of a ghetto suburb called Dombotombo when I fell in love with flying.As a very young child there was nothing visibly unique about me that set me apart from any of the other kids in the neighborhood, except this burning desire […]