The Helper’s daughter

Zukhanye and her mother lived in a back room of the huge mansion owned by Sir John and Madam Suzanne. The Madam and Sir were kind towards the 17 year old girl, they had put her through school. She attended a private school where she was one of a handful of black scholars. She often … More The Helper’s daughter


Whenever one says “No offense..” it’s usually because what they are about to say is offensive and just want a nice way to go about it. But I promise you, what I’m about to say comes from a genuinely inoffensive place.  No offense, but I will never date/marry someone who already has a child. And … More Stepmoms!


While working out a sweat at the gym, I received a call from Jane. After I had stared blankly at the phone with no intention to pick up, I sent her a text that I’d call her after my work-out session. She responded with the news of her dog’s death, she was distraught and needed … More Loss

67 Days of noble deeds

As I drove out of the Estate this morning, a lady was arguing with security at the gate. She needed to enter, but her Madam was not answering her phone. “uMadam uthe ngize namuhla” (the madam said I must come today), she kept shouting. Security kept saying “akaphenduli uMadam, asikwazi ukuvula” (Madam is not answering, … More 67 Days of noble deeds