In 2018, I moved to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for work. It was an exciting new start with fresh roles and responsibilities. It allowed me to do things I only dreamed of at the time, building the systems and staff of a communication department from scratch. It was a rollercoaster. There were many long days
She is back! Yes, it has been quite some time since I penned anything for public consumption. I continued blogging but for myself the past few months. I needed a break from the burden of public expectations and commentary or lack of, in my posts. Where was I aside from writing for myself, I got
The first day of gym ended in an awkward revival of energy I didn’t even know I would have left on Friday evening. I haven’t gymed in almost 10 years, I was more drawn to Zumba for the past couple of years which ground to a halt about 4 years ago. I tried to get back
Today was a fabulous day! I lived! I genuinely lived! It was a public holiday and I needed some desperate rest, last week was so bad, for two days I couldn’t seem to get past my front door. I was so exhausted. This week has been a bit better, but today makes me feel alive!
I am back in Dar es Salaam, there is nothing that prepares you for the heat. The shift from 9 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees is such a shock to my system. But I am also beginning to realise just how fast my body is adjusting to the heat of Dar es Salaam, I can
It has been a whirlwind the past two weeks I haven’t written or read fiction in weeks, not good. Work has taken centre stage and that normally becomes a concern for me. I constantly remind myself that it is essential to fight for time for Rose so I can relax and also do something for