“Hadiza be fast”, Amina yelled at her four year old daughter as she hurriedly packed up the few things she could call her belongings. She never envisaged this scenario.
Her parents died when she was 8, and uncle […]
“Twinkle twinkle little star
How I wonder what you are
Up above the world so high
Like a diamond in the sky”.
I sing to Mandy, watching her shut her little eyes as she drifts off to sleep.
Her smile as […]
Wham! Came the spade across my face. I lifted my head to see big brother approaching menacingly towards me, what my crime was, I couldn’t say.
I only held big sister’s hand to avoid her bullying slap and then […]