Man- A Higher Animal Or What?

  Man was created after all the animals. We were placed higher than every other animal, placed in charge of them and given power over them. In demonstration of our higher level of intelligence, we were given the onerous responsibiliy of naming the animals-that’s because we have fully developed and complex minds. We are imbued…

This is my feminism!

A girl -child should not be coerced by society into believing that marriage is the ultimate achievement while a boy would be pushed towards succeeding in other ventures.

Birth Your Style, Express Yourself!

I find fashion, style and dressing generally as a means of self expression. On certain days I feel really giddy with happiness, excitement and utter unexplainable joy-so I dress to express that inner feeling, put on some extra makeup, wear body-flattering dresses, put my curves on full display( Yeah, I do that). Other times, I…

Spinsterhood: An African Disability!

  The day broke with one of those indecisive showers of rain, it seemed like the drops were contemplating between coming down and staying stuck in the skies. Work resumes by 8am dot and Annie was already running late. She jumped into her well worn Toyota Avalon and sped off. The roads were slippery, traffic…