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A book review: The visit

Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Cover rating: 4/5Overall rating: 5/5Themes: family, marriage, masculinity, love, independence, marriage, wealth, friendship “Thirties? You must be joking. A man still without a wife at the age of twenty-eight is like that deflated piece of rubber—useless,” SummaryThe Visit is a story about Eze and Obinna who have been friends since theyContinue reading “A book review: The visit”

Hope is all I need

If  I  never make it home alive or in the right state of mind, always remember that I loved you. Remind yourselves that Musa had the best interests for you at heart. I am pained that I will not be able to see you until I get better. To be honest I am not sureContinue reading “Hope is all I need”

WinterABC2022 Stories of Africa: The yoke of marriage

“Your soup is too watery, you will always argue with your husband.” “Your sadza is too thin, what will your mother-in-law say when you serve something that looks like porridge?” “You cannot slaughter a rooster at your age. Will you run away when your in-laws are looking forward to having a rooster for supper?” IContinue reading “WinterABC2022 Stories of Africa: The yoke of marriage”


For six months she left work early to prepare supper for her husband. When she arrived late at the Women’s group she always included her husband in her apologies. “Baba and I will be travelling to the village over the weekend, but I can make my payment before we leave”. Stella’s life was a lieContinue reading “Heartache”

A book review -Appearances or Not

Book Title: Appearances or NotAuthor: Audrey ChirenjeOverall rating:4/5Cover rating 4/5Themes: Culture, marriage, love, societal expectations, friendship, family SummaryAppearances or Not is a story about two people from two different worlds who meet and fall in love. Margot Biriri is the owner of MargoTech and she resides in The Grange. Whereas Farai Chifuniro Banda is theContinue reading “A book review -Appearances or Not”

A book review:Zikora written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Hello my dear readers , I am proud to announce that I will be reviewing every book that I would have read. All thanks to @heyanci Author : Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieCover rating :4/5Overall rating: 5/5Publishing date: 27 October 2020 What I loved about the book The author managed to discuss about some issues that IContinue reading “A book review:Zikora written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie”

Minding your own business

I decided to cut my hair last year in August . When I was in high school I used to visit the barbershop a few days before schools reopened, this is because I had to abide by the school rules. Although I had previously trimmed my hair, it had never crossed my mind that IContinue reading “Minding your own business”

The post-graduation era

Dear Emily I hope that this letter finds you well and in good health. Congratulations  my dear on completing your Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. I am so proud of you . I was really heart broken when I received the news that no guest would be allowed at your graduation ceremony.  This is because IContinue reading “The post-graduation era”