What do you make?

Last week, I was watching Pointless - a TV game show - and the host in his usual manner, asked a lady to introduce herself. “My name is XYZ. I'm from ABC.” “What do you do XYZ?” “I'm a homemaker. I guess that's a profession too.” She laughed. “A homemaker?” The host asked sarcastically. “Uhumm” … Continue reading What do you make?

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The Night Shift – a short story to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child.

I mounted my motorcycle to make my way back home. My job was done for the day, or rather night. I longed to collapse upon my fluffy bed. The cool early morning breeze blew against my hair and caressed my cheeks. The clock had barely struck five. At the bus stop, I noticed her - … Continue reading The Night Shift – a short story to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child.

Stories my grandmother told me.

My grandmother is an avid story teller. She has the gift of describing events in a way that you get the perfect picture. As such, I love listening to her stories. One day, mama came back from the farm fatigued and stressed. She laid down the bag that was half filled with freshly harvested maize … Continue reading Stories my grandmother told me.