Cheers to the future

A couple of weeks ago, I started a new year, a new chapter in my life. Unlike past birthdays, this was the first one where my mindset switched from "Where did all the years go?" to "I cannot wait for what the next few years have to offer." This past year was also one of …

Playing for a friend lost too soon

I remember I was still in bed when a message came through, “Have you heard that Adam passed away?” it read. I got up and began to ask “How, why, when...? When I logged into facebook, the News was confirmed. I remember being generally livid because the year had barely began and all the deaths …

Stranger at home

Yesterday I was reading the Sunday Papers( Yeah, I am one of those people) when I turned to read http://apenyo.com/finding-tracy-tears-and-wine/ , a beautiful piece by Mildred Apenyo  that opened my mind to so many thoughts and memories.  Growing up, it did not occur to me that I was 'different' in any way. At home we spoke English, …