Skip to main content


Showing posts from March, 2011

...before this month ends!

Even breaking the jinx is a struggle…And am beginning to wonder if my “Blog” won’t die a natural death! But trust me, I ain’t giving in just yet, I mean, never would I no matter how long it takes to update, I shall just stick to it!
Well, Life happens. And if anything, I am one of those few, who relish on the good times in absence of “new ones”. Life happens, that’s just it. Life certainly happens. Am going through a phase now and I’m reminding myself it would only last for some time. What else would I do? I mean, Libya’s in disarray for ‘Political Democracy, Syria, Iran, Egypt Tunisia, there’s an endless uprising for political change in the middle-East…The Tsunami and Earthquake that hit Japan is a disaster of the century…Do not count the millions in Yen, but the lives of those dead. New Zealand had an unfair share of these natural disasters, thank God for minimal damage. Albeit these horrific incidents, thousands, millions are living in penury, hundreds dying each day from one curabl…

...a year older!

Honestly,I have no idea what my mother was doing or thinking at this hour, thirty-something years ago. Whether she was in labour during the day or at night. If she went back and forth the hospital like I did with my first child, maybe she was on bed rest the entire pregnancy duration, what her emotions and feelings were after she laid her eyes on me, if it made any difference because I wasn’t her first child, because I was a child she’s having with a man from a different ethnic,  if my father was the one that took her to the hospital (he was at the hospital, I learnt), what her pregnancy symptoms were and so many other questions that I’ve got no answers to. I am however grateful for one thing though, that despite the lack of their presence (not as a result of death but distance) in my life, I have made my mistakes (still do), some amendable,a few irreparable, I have stumbled a few times but managed to get back up, I have cried, shed several tears, longed, hoped, wished, prayed, planned…