You have probably heard it all before. How you are enough and you shouldn't be looking at other people's paths. And your head might get that but translating that into daily living is where you seem to fall short. After all, no one lives in your head but you. They have no idea what you … Continue reading To the person who feels ‘not enough’.
I like to keep my fiction writing as close to real life as possible. I like to think that when people read they are like 'this could totally happen' or come to think that the characters are people they could know. Question is, do I always get it right? This writing preference doesn't mean that … Continue reading Art imitating Life.
There are many facets to the issue of infertility (yep, still here). Meanwhile the Afrobloggers community is getting bold and loud about the issues so dear to their hearts. I hope you have read some as we get into day 7. But I figured I would close it out with a male perspective. If fertility … Continue reading Advocacy: Because Pain is not a respector of persons… Or sexes
So...if you are all caught up with yesterday's post, you sort of already know where this is heading. I want to give perspective to what I'm trying to put across so thought I would share a blogpost from someone walking through it and give you a glimpse into their everyday reality. The excerpt you are … Continue reading Advocacy: What they wish you knew
I have no idea what your day to day looks like. Or more specifically what a day like today, where every space you glance at is awash with the reminder that you are not there yet. But I applaud the strength - with which you face it all. Fielding unbelievably heartless questions year after year … Continue reading To the Mother still waiting to mother.
This is my first authentic book review, I think. Most of the time I just get a central theme that stood out for me and go along with that. Highlighting the book and talking about everything else. 'Love is a Revolution' by Renée Watson was my favourite read in the month of Feb. I thought … Continue reading Love is a revolution – Book review
Happy Valentine's!!! And I hope you are having/have had a lovely day. I have been reading a whole lot of wonderful writing on the subject of love and relationships today. I figured, it's all been said, Afterthought, what more are you going to add to the mix! So I'm sharing one of them. This is … Continue reading The Cost of Love [Repost]