The Mother of All Losses – Franscina Omogo

Grief Etiquette 101 When I was twelve years old, my friend lost his father. I remember this so clearly because this was my first-time encounter with both loss and grief. After the teacher came for him in class, I didn’t know what to do or say so my child like mind created a safe space … Continue reading The Mother of All Losses – Franscina Omogo

Z Is For Zimenishika

Zimenishika zimenishika zimenishika yo Mahali nimefika zimenishika zimenishika yo Zimenishika zimenishika zimenishika yo Niki (puff puff) kimenishika yo Yassssssssssssss!! We are finally at the last letter of The Alphabet Series. Woohoo!! For the last letter of The Alphabet Series we are talking weed. Aka Mary Jane. Aka kush. Aka bhangi. Aka ganja. Aka shadda. Aka … Continue reading Z Is For Zimenishika

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. As per Wikipedia: the premise of the day is to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to rape, domestic violence and other forms of violence; furthermore, one of the … Continue reading International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women