Perhaps in Protest Against Myself?

Perhaps, in a subconscious act of protest against myself and my social conditioning, I have chosen to not see my hair as something I struggle with. Perhaps I have decided to reject the narrative that maintaining my afro is an unnecessary form of self-punishment. Perhaps it’s just my hair. It’s not difficult; it just is… and I love it.

“I Knew Something Wasn’t Right With That One” on 99FM

In Namibia, we live in a society that shuns those afflicted by mental health illness, rather than provide them with the help and support that they need. In our society, the discussion about mental health is a taboo, suicide is rife and emotional and physical violence are the order of the day. I, wholeheartedly, want to change that.

Where To Get Help

My friend, Hermien Elago and I made a list of this for information-sharing purposes. Please share as far and wide as possible, we never know who might need someone to talk to.

Maybe. I Write About Love.

Can a writer write
About the things,
They know nothing about
Have never experienced…
But make it sound like
These things are the things
Which consume them?

Naked.

I hope reading this makes you realize that you too are extraordinary!

TOWTA

My only concern is that in 2019, the European standard of beauty is still considered, not only superior but the norm, in African society and anyone who does not adopt it, is required to justify that choice.

Always Do More

Always do more.   I don’t think I’ve ever regretted trying a little harder, holding on a little longer or caring a little more than I should have.   All my regret lies in not trying hard enough, not holding on long enough and not caring enough.   Always do more.