Recovery

How is February coming to an end already? I am shook! << Speaking of, are there any slangs you hate/find ridiculous and end up using them as a joke only for them to stick? Mine include ‘bae’ and now ‘shook.’ Yup, I am cringing as I type but here we are! The past couple of …

ON THE POWER OF UGANDAN STORIES AND THE PROBLEMS THAT CLEVER CHILDREN FACE

This week is all about children and Ugandan books at the 4040 camp. To be fair, it is also always about the children 🙂 Here is what Ernest Bazanye thinks about Ugandan stories. The problem with being a child is that no matter how clever you are, still, a lot of your thinking is being …

Akiba- “That which has been saved”

On Martyr’s day this year, the team at 40 days over 40 smiles decided to have lunch with the wonderful children of Akiba-Bless a child Foundation. We were greeted with warm hugs and shy smiles before getting into the house to get to know the children  and tour the home.   The home looks after …

And then there was 5 Aside UG…

If you have organised an event before then you know that while everyone is chatting and having a good time, chances are you are battling a few ‘demons’ behind the scenes. The bride isn't talking to the maid of honour; truck carrying the drinks gets involved in an accident minutes before the function begins, the …

Behind the Scenes; The power of friendship

I took a nap on Wednesday afternoon and kept the phone in silent mode as I usually do. When I woke up, I found about 8 missed calls, 3 text messages and endless whatsapp interactions.Logged onto facebook and even more buzz in the inbox. I thought nothing of it (It is when you are away …