Author: Muuka

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Reflections on my recent illness

I hate being ill. HATE. IT. I doubt anyone loves it, to be fair, but oh, I hate it with a passion. On the 19th December, on the first day of my Christmas annual leave,...

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What I’ve been watching on Netflix

It’s been a while, I know. My laptop, which I’ve had for five..nearly six years, has been acting up and I’m just no good at typing u posts on a phone. This is the...

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When religion enters politics

  As I write this, many Zambians have just ended their mandatory, christian related twelve hours of fasting. I don’t even know where to begin. I’ll put my hands p straight away and say...

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The end is really f*****g nigh!

So, I’m back in college. The difference being that  this is my last year. My final year. The last six months of the course. Thirteen days of lectures, twelve group therapy sessions, six clinical...

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The first rung of school has been climbed – Hooray!

It was a very strange start to the day. Roz opened her eyes at exactly 7:33, gave me a big smile and said, “Today is big school!” What better way is there to start...

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To make an end is to make a beginning….

And so we’ve arrived. It’s Sunday night, the night before Roz enters the river of structured and formal education and gets swept through it’s many twists and turns. She’s in the bathroom right now,...

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Oh, the places she will go!

Today my little baby, who was no more than a mewling, pooping babe in my arms four years ago, finished preschool. It was very emotional. Remembering her first week last October when she cried...