A Happy Man

I saw a happy man the other day. A genuinely happy man. A rare spectacle in these streets. He had earphones stuck to his ears, singing along to a song that could be heard only by him. I wondered what was making him happy. He did not care that I looked at him. He smiled and kept singing, even adding […]

This Wife In Your Life

It is not as if you and I met in the wild when you were out on your hunting and gathering pursuits in your loincloth while I was out collecting firewood and innocently picking wild berries and vegetables with my kanga tired around my waist, leaving my breasts dangling freely. It is not like we met while I was on […]

That Wife In Your Head

She is the right amount of submissive. The perfect dose of educated. She is not too loud. Very beautiful. Exquisite even. Most importantly, she is not a feminist – haaaalleluyah! She meets you at the door when you come home (tired) from work – you hardworking citizen you! She is ready to emulate Destiny’s Child and cater to you. Meeting […]

From the outside looking in

I am no expert when it comes to matters to do with men. That is because I am as female as they come; emotions in the truckload with erratic mood swings to boot. Through this body, pregnancies have been carried, oestrogen has had the chance (and grabbed it) to flare up, morning sickness has been nursed and children have been […]

The meaning of wife

I am one of those who believe that marriage has become one institution so difficult to run that divine intervention is needed, and fast! Imagine my joy when I read about this lady, who had dedicated her life to coaching marriages – we don’t have enough marriage counselors, methinks. My enthusiasm dwindled off though when I realized that she ran […]