“OUR NEIGHBOURS ARE COOKING MEAT”

“Our neighbours are cooking meat!” The importance of such information, if you have grown up in a humble community, you will fully appreciate. So I am now privy to this ‘info’, and it’s weighing me down. How do I use it to my advantage, without getting into trouble? We have not eaten meat in a…

“OUR NEIGHBOURS ARE COOKING MEAT”

“Our neighbours are cooking meat!” The importance of such information, if you have grown up in a humble community, you will fully appreciate. So I am now privy to this ‘info’, and it’s weighing me down. How do I use it to my advantage, without getting into trouble? We have not eaten meat in a…

When our little prince came

The day our little prince came home. They are excited. They have no clue about the needles, the canulas, the evasive labour pains and all the attendant experiences. Everyone wants to carry him a little longer than the other. This is what happens when you change plans (read family planning). This time there is a…

faithful kikapu

This, my now tattered woven straw basket.  We share a bond that spans 40 years back, she and I.  She carried my books, she carried my grub. From the first day I reported for Senior one in 1978, as a little girl of 13, my kikapu faithfully carried my stuff without complaining. Looking at her…

TO LEAVE OR NOT TO LEAVE

I do like to take advantage of any situation that causes excitement. Some are life changing and would not be taken lightly. But Overnight, we have become ‘experts’ on EU affairs, Britain and the Brexit. As a citizen of Uganda, which is a member of the Commonwealth, I am a ‘silent voter ‘. Divorce. A…

Sitting on daddy’s stone

I sit on this white stone shivering in the evening breeze I want to walk away but I hate to leave you out here in the cold under this cold white terrazzo that decorates your house in the belly of the earth from whence you now remotely command in front of your home and watch…