Farewell, Queen Elizabeth II

It was a rainy day in London today with sudden bursts of sunshine. I was working from home when my colleague informed us that the Queen was gravely ill. I turned on the TV and realised that the BBC had stopped broadcasting its usual programs and was now continuously covering the story. It started as... Continue Reading →

Superbloom at the Tower of London

Spent the day walking through flower fields at the Tower of London. The day was warm. The sun was shining. It was a beautiful summer day. The flowers will grow there from June to September, changing during the summer and blooming at different times. For Six Word Saturday

History and passion of Africa fashion

Went to a fantastic exhibition at the V&A about fashion from the African continent. Dynamic and diverse as the different countries, the exhibition explored how politics and history manifested in its fashion scene. Creativity and fashion allows us to write our own narratives. They are spaces for people who have a vision for the continent... Continue Reading →

The gum tree

"Do you want to go back?" he asks me one summer afternoon. We were strolling through a park at the time. I knew my husband wasn't asking about returning to our flat. Back to our teenage son who passed on a walk with his parents. "I could stay here a long time. It's completely up... Continue Reading →

Beyond the gate

Featured image by Jonny Gios on Unsplash I wonder if I should ask him to check his bags one last time. Just to make sure he has everything. But the words stick in my throat. I know he is ready to go. The big wide world, with its adventures and heartbreak, is waiting for him.... Continue Reading →

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