Malaika 2

I am currently working on book 2 of my short story series on a Mozambican girl called Malaika. This time, her next adventure keeps her in Mozambique and South Africa. My first draft is done and now, I am slowly editing the story so that my friend who has also become my proofreader and editor…

Victoria Day

Its finally warming up for reals. I know lots of Canadians who love their bitterly cold winters. I don’t look strange at them after all I am the outsider 😀 But friend, its the end of May and the weather man is predicting snow next week in one of the provinces! (Newfoundland)Unbelievable! If you ask…

What they said.

“ Hey n****r ”  “ She looks like poop.” “ She is so ugly” “ Brown skin is ugly” “ Your hair is so weird!” Believe it or not, all that and more is what I have heard children in Canada call me in the past 5 years. Just last week I had an interesting…

Just Start!

Sometimes I lie awake at night unable to sleep because my mind is brimming with multiple ideas of things I can create. I think one of the main reasons my creativity is “poppin” is because I am beginning to feel way more settled in doing what I am good at. Another is the encouragement I…

These hands.

There is something about facing the new year that floods me with childhood memories. Nostalgia visits and pulls me into a tight embrace of how things used to be. Not wanting to be left out, realisation whispers in my ear, time waits for no one, soon what is will be then what ? Growing up,…