Mama Lou’s big, glorious wedding!

The women in my family have always been a symbol of strength; both physically and mentally. They are the backbone of the family, the nurturers, advisers and my teachers. Firm disciplinarians, yet quick create laughter together with their playful conversations often minced with (sexual) innuendo! I learnt through watching my Aunties, how to be a... Continue Reading →

Chocolate… Like me!

We are all chocolate! Sweet and divine we are, descending from the dirt of the earth, the fruit of life given by Theobroma, food worthy of the gods themselves, our roots in Africa and its vast diaspora, cocooned by a protective shell, our seeds cultivated to be roasted until 'blackened', how our darkness has pathed... Continue Reading →

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