No one left to speak

Several years ago, I joined a new school. The term had already began and I was all kinds of anxious. In my first week, we were given a test. The results came back and it turned out I had the highest grade. It was after this occurrence that I realised I was the only girl …

A drop in the ocean

My cousin Jane is studying at a vocational training school in the neighbourhood. Within her first week of lessons, you needed to hide your lesu, kitenge or any other piece of cloth you had. If she got her hands on it, it would be quickly be transformed into a skirt, dress or purse. I am …

Passion. Pleasure. Pain

It is one year since I made the decision to walk out of what is commonly referred to as  ‘gainful employment.’ When I asked google what it meant, this was the response I got. 'Employment situation where the employee receives consistent work and payment from the employer' Never mind that I thought gaining can be in …