Love, I Love, My Love

Love is many things and can be manifested through many things. But the evidence of love is not the sowing part of it, nor is it the labour that goes into it; the evidence of it is simple. The evidence of love is the product of it. The product of two people's love and the…

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Memoirs of a Desert Flower: Part One.

As a young girl, I was always intrigued and interested by things which did not necessarily make sense to me, as many of us are between the ages of eight and twelve. The age of discovery. Discovery of the world, discovery of yourself and the discovery of the self in an eclectic society. I was…

Give Me Your Hand

A journey through love, trust and giving yourself whole heartedly to a person. Love is many things. And in life we try to force love when in fact one thing we seem to miss is that love cannot be manifested without trust. Human and earthly love, that is. Give me your hand and- I will…

‘Everyone is my Aunty and Uncle.’

Since my early childhood, I have become fascinated by the constant introductions and countless greetings payed to 'Uncles' and 'Aunty's' whom of which, I would later learn; firstly, that they were not even remotely close to being a blood relative, and secondly, that the titles we have so gladly given them create an immediate expectation…

Believing the ‘Single story’…

I am currently seventeen years old and have found a new love for African literature, however this has not always been the case. I grew up enjoying novels and short stories written by world renown European and Western authors such as; Roald Dahl,Enid Blyton, Jacqueline Wilson and the list could continue for pages on end.…