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Published on: 09 September 2018 by in Creative Non Fiction
Can polyamorous relationships work in Ghana/Africa?

I’m not convinced that monogamy works – at least not for me. In my primary relationships there’s always been a point where I’ve felt like, ‘oh my god, I need to sleep with someone else’. And this desire to sleep with someone else has had nothing to do with whichever relationship I was in. I […]

Published on: 03 September 2018 by in General Issues
‘The day I confronted him’ by guest contributer Binata

In June, I met this great artist who works with women and underprivileged kids. After we met he sent me an email asking if we could grab coffee. I said yes adding that  I wanted to do an interview with him …so d’une pierre deux coups. When we met I saw that he was in […]

Published on: 27 August 2018 by in Creative Non Fiction
“I wish Nana was my wife”: Notes from a conversation with my watchman

I recently sacked my watchman. Although I clearly told him why I was terminating our contract, he still called me at 10:45 pm a few nights ago because he wanted to pick up some belongings he had left behind, and asked for the umpteenth time, “Madam, but what did I do? Why have you sacked […]

Published on: 11 August 2018 by in Relationships
Broken Up, But Too Broke to Move Out

There are some behaviors that classify as “white people tingz”. Those quirks include putting raisins in potato salad, aversion to seasoning food, and partners continuing to live together after a split. There are some things that defy the African imagination – particularly the former most item on this short list – but as the adage […]

Published on: 21 July 2018 by in Creative Non Fiction
Don’t sex the ex: Nana D’s rules for breaking up and staying apart

Just over two months ago, my three-year-old relationship came to an end. Or more accurately, I ended the partnership I had been in. It wasn’t an easy decision to make. We had been planning a future together, we had been actively trying to make a baby, and we were planning to move to Nairobi with […]

Published on: 13 June 2018 by in Creative Non Fiction
IVF journeys: the worst part is…

The worst part of going through in vitro fertilisation (IVF) were the drugs. Setting my alarm to take the tablets on time, mixing liquids with powder and drawing the solution up into the syringe, lifting up my top, looking into the mirror and injecting first in the roll of flesh that sits to the left […]

Published on: 03 June 2018 by in General Issues
‘Can we talk?’ by guest contributor Xy

Come here, sit down, let’s talk I see your skin tightening at the length of my breath Like I’m the origin of the youthful beauty that illuminates your personality Your pores opening to be filled with erotic ecstasy of a love long lost Your heart losing sight of what it feels like to pump blood […]

Published on: 17 May 2018 by in General Issues
Finding pleasure: a song or poem

Turn the lights down low Light some candles Deep red ones Mellow white ones Fill the room with your favourite scents The smell of passionfruit Of lavender Of rose Allow your sheets to caress you Allow your sheets to fall where they will And your body to follow Limbs akimbo Exhale Let it all out […]

Published on: 11 May 2018 by in Creative Non Fiction
Men: if you hate period sex, you have issues

Nana, can you imagine that Auntie Rose came to town today? It’s the worst possible timing. I am flying tomorrow to Berlin to meet up with Kofi. I am desperate for some good action and now I just have to hope that Auntie Rose leaves town in 3 days.   Ah, but Ama what are […]

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