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WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: African Women

African Woman I celebrate you because you have a good heart.  You have proved that all skin types are beautiful. Thank you for turning your house into a home. Dear African woman I applaud you for your creativity, you have woven beautiful crafts. Your crafts celebrate the African culture and tell the African story. IContinue reading “WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: African Women”

WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: S is for self-care

No one is going to come and tell you to slow down. You need to take the much-needed rest and avoid straining yourself.  No one is going to come and save you and this is why you should be kind to yourself. When was the last time you bought your favourite snack? It would beContinue reading “WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: S is for self-care”

WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness:We can do better

Day 11/22 We are halfway through the #WinterABC2022. Thank you for taking this walk with me Whenever they scored a goal the fans would go wild. The supporters would compose songs that rhyme with the soccer star’s name and the young children idolised the soccer stars. When it was time for the soccer stars toContinue reading “WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness:We can do better”

WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: An act of love

My father was institutionalised today and he hates me. Baba believes that I signed the admission forms so that I can get rid of him. I couldn’t watch him hurt himself and become a different man. Baba never cried and always bottled his emotions. He always carried someone’s burdens as his own. Baba would haveContinue reading “WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: An act of love”

WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: You are not different

Two of my favourite people are fast asleep and I could spend the whole day staring at them. My wife has birthed me a son and I can’t wait to teach him how to swim, tie his laces and many other things. When the midwife held the baby, I could see the panic in herContinue reading “WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: You are not different”