What then is Love?

Love by Simon Siwak, 2012. Digital artwork “We accept the love we think we deserve.” ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower Please don’t ask me what love is because I don’t know. I don’t want to say things that would make me or probably you angry. All I know is love makes…

The need to unchain African women

        “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. ” – Alice Walker I just finished reading a novel Nervous Condition by Tsitsi Dangarembga, a Zimbabwean author, and I don’t know if ‘m sad,angry or indifferent. I think it’s all mixed up. I am angry at each one…

Dear women, you owe no dumb man an Apology

“Hand off my ass or I’ll rip off your balls.” ― Katie McGarry, Dare You To “Most women are all too familiar with men like Calvin Smith. Men whose sense of prerogative renders them deaf when women say, “No thanks,” “Not interested,” or even “Fuck off, creep.” ― Jon Krakauer, Missoula: Rape and the Justice…

Bed of Roses

              “It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.” ― Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy and Tib 

Are Feminists willing to pay the Gender price?

“Gender is not an easy conversation to have. It makes people uncomfortable, sometimes even irritable. Both men and women are resistant to talk about gender, or are quick to dismiss the problems of gender. Because thinking of changing the status quo is always uncomfortable.” ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie           Before I dive into this question, …

Gender Equality -The only way Forward?

“The role of gender in society is the most complicated thing I’ve ever spent a lot of time learning about.” ― Randall Munroe Yesterday, I had the opportunity of having a great conversation with two intelligent people. Well, we disagreed to agree on a lot of things concerning the issue of “Gender”-subjects like streaming out…

Transition

A guest post by an astonishing writer   _tutuadedoyin Some people think that to be strong is to never feel pain. In reality, the strongest people are the ones who feel it, understand it and accept it- anonymous.                 Yesterday, I went to bed with echoes of my cries…

Weeping Dolls

“Yes I am weird, weird is good. Normal is overrated.” ― Mad-D ‘M just a girl that has come to love the taste of sadness and the whispers of silence Without it,  is like loosing myself in the midst of voices I hate physical pain The ones intertwined around the corners of heart brings me…

New Theme

Hello Everyone, I apologise for taking so much break from blogging. It happens sometimes- enough break to think all over again. As from this week I ‘d start posting , and I have decided to pick a theme- it’s been really helpful.  I ‘d be blogging about “Embracing Pain” . That is dealing with the…