Month: June 2018

TOWN 1

TOWN 1

I am 12 years old and I know soon old men will start showing interest in me as father is envisioning and I am scared of that fact. I am scared of the fact that I wouldn’t be allowed to enjoy my childhood in peace […]

TOWN

TOWN

My village was located in Navrongo a town in the northern region of Ghana which has a desert like weather; with droughts on dry season, scorching sun and barely rains. The main source of income my village generates from was farming and cattle rearing. The […]

ME 2

ME 2

Most men in my society were intimidated by the doctor and said she was cursed not to be married and have children at her age thereby they avoid the hospital even when they are seriously sick since they will be treated by her. My entire […]

ME

ME

My name is Naomi as I christened from my local name Enam even against fathers will when I started schooling in the only primary school built by the government in my village. It was the only school with only three classroom blocks and two teachers […]

ELI 1

ELI 1

’Isn’t this Mr. Abas? The Shea butter refinery owner in Tumu? I heard a middle age man ask Adaku the know it all man in the village. He replied in affirmative ’yes he is, can’t you see the expensive bride price? Tumu is a long […]

ELI

ELI

It is about 5pm in the evening on a Thursday and I had just arrived from the farm with mum after a tiresome day of working under the sun planting new yam heads to wait for the rains. I didn’t get to go to school […]

MENTAL HEALTH

MENTAL HEALTH

This has been like a really sensitive topic for people to talk about due to the rate of suicides. Mental health is like really high in men than in women as they keep it all in as they are told not to be a bitch […]

DIFFERENT CULTURES, DIFFERENT PEOPLE

DIFFERENT CULTURES, DIFFERENT PEOPLE

If one thing that traveling has taught me, its how different cultures are all over the world. You learn new ones and  most times you arrive at the realization that  what you grew up knowing is different from whats it’s actually out there. Especially if […]

CHAPTER  8

CHAPTER 8

its been months since rapheal came out to me and our friendship hasnt been any stronger.he prefers men and i pretend there is a relationship to get our parents believing there is.i have watched him being more comfortable around me and alwaysreminding me of how […]

CHAPTER 7

CHAPTER 7

it was 30 minutes past the agreed time when i summoned the courage to go.he had texted me earlier he was there and it seemed he was eager and nervous to see me.as i near the bench i saw him sitting on the bench with […]


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