Aching Womb

Image Credit: Xavier Sotomayor My womb aches Sometimes it aches more Sometimes it aches less My womb aches.   I did all things right; Went to university, Met and married a good man Then I was ready to bear fruit My womb aches.   Then I was ready to bear fruit Found a good job … More Aching Womb

Charlie, Our Cockrel!

There we were, peering into the darkness. Watching, waiting  for Charlie to come home. This was one grey, rainy evening of 1996. A regular rainy season evening nonetheless, except  it was nearly 8:00 pm- two hours after Charlie’s usual time to return home. Back then, my family reared chickens, goats and turkeys. The birds and … More Charlie, Our Cockrel!

Housekeeping, Sex and more from my over 75 Year Old Grandma

Image credit: Lucy Oribi It is a beautiful sunny February afternoon in Palenga, a trading centre about 13 kms from Gulu town on the Kampala-Gulu highway, in Northern Uganda. The place I call home, my village home.  It is scotching hot. The splendid afternoon quiet is broken only by the sweet singing of birds and rustling … More Housekeeping, Sex and more from my over 75 Year Old Grandma