GREEN LEAF by Marit Buddenbaum

Marit is a charming, delicate writer, Her skilful writing feels like running your hands through pure cotton. I read her work as I would treat an egg. This exquisiteness is what drew me first to her. She tells me this short piece on life and living is not inspired by a moment or memory. But…

ALL WORK AND NO PLAY by Saka

If you have followed this blog for more than two years, you will know Saka. My faceless friend who chronicles his life as a Naija person who moved to yankee in the series called Saka Diaries. For this guest blogging series, I begged for him to reveal himself to readers but he threatened not to…

THE ART OF LETTER WRITING; A REVIVAL. By Karanja Nzisa

When Karanja writes, it is colour and sound. It is visual, it makes you want to eat, or read or do whatever he’s talking about. You’ll see what I mean when you read this beautiful piece that’s subtle yet very palpable. Did I mention he’s my favourite Kenyan? Ok one of my favourite Kenyan’s πŸ™‚

THIS IS (not) A RANT by Adaeze Ezenwa.

Adaeze wrote this piece in the middle of Nigeria’s recent and completely horrifying fuel scarcity. I read it and felt this terrible sadness hovering above me from no where. And this is the thing that hooks me to her writing. The emotion she conveys so effortlessly, how she serves it, how it makes you hold…

ALL THE RIGHT THINGS by Ikeoluwa Adegboye.

When I was guessing what kind of writing my friends would send in for the guest blogging series, I automatically assumed Ike would do a lifestyle sort of article because well, she’s fantastic at it. Check her blog, you’ll see what I mean. So when she sent me a short story I was like wawu!!!…