About Change

Hello lovely people! I hope that you have all been well in the time I have been away. How have I been? Well, I have been a lot of things to be honest. Happy, stressed, sad, confused, upset, jealous, fulfilled, loved, jovial, anti-social, busy ... Like I said, I have been- alot of things. But… Continue reading About Change

Blew my way; Blew me away

Like the wind You Blew my way Gently Slowly You Blew me away I didn't feel the gravity pulling me down When I fell for you It was in the way you Walked Laughed Healed Breathed Existed It was in the moments when you were you- Just you Imperfect Confused Yet Present Reliable And Human… Continue reading Blew my way; Blew me away

“Home, Africa, Awareness, World and Innovation”: WinterABC2022

The story begins way before I begin Housed for generations in the experiences preserved by storytellers that existed way before I did My home an incubation of the storyteller that lives within me Through jokes and laughter and fireside stories My home a portal transporting me to worlds bigger than my own Through books and… Continue reading “Home, Africa, Awareness, World and Innovation”: WinterABC2022

Unforgettable Mind Games: Stories of Innovation

Black White Tiled walls of our never ending abyss Black- like freshly brewed coffee As strong and addictive as the sound of your voice White- like a soft linen Spread across our bed of roses Petals and thorns Bishops and pawns I am your Queen Or so you say Allowing me to go my way… Continue reading Unforgettable Mind Games: Stories of Innovation

How play healed me: Stories of Innovation

As a child, I always loved the company of friends Typical of my then extroverted nature to find meaning and belonging in the presence of others The jokes and laughter Like sweet melodies soothing away stress and troubles that were akin to the child I was My happiness was found in the way we'd play… Continue reading How play healed me: Stories of Innovation

The Hunter’s Letter: Dear Lion

"Until the lion begins to write, the stories will glorify the hunter" You sayDear Lion,Do you really perceive that glory comes from the story I tell?What is glory?What is the story?See how closely linked you've defined your being to your history?You appear to hold both the lock and the key to the cage you're in… Continue reading The Hunter’s Letter: Dear Lion

Black Is Not Pain: Stories of Africa (WinterABC2022)

Of bare rears and awkward staresThe shields and spears bowing to unknown fearsBullets and triggers suppression in our land lingersThe colour of our skin being the measure used to demean our beingBeing black amounts to pain Of blood stain and black strainThe blood shed accustomed to our black shadeAn unethical rain pouring through our cultural… Continue reading Black Is Not Pain: Stories of Africa (WinterABC2022)