#UgBlogWeek Day 7 Day 7 is finally here hooray: This was my first time in the blog week challenge, it was exciting, although I must admit that sometimes, I wanted to give up. The first three days were my favourite. The nights got me thinking about my next blog as I drove home. A couple… Read More Hooray for Flora and other stories
#UgBlogWeek Day 6 I thought of a poem My thoughts to spell My soul it would to bear Of things unsaid Of things so clear And yet so hazy I thought of a poem My thoughts so warm My soul so calm Of things that could have been Of things so exciting And yet… Read More The poem that never was
#UgBlogWeek Day 5 Domestic violence always sounds like a foreign body but it happens even to the best of us. Today marks the begining of 16days of activism against domestic violence….Nov25-Dec 10…this post is still loading….
#UgBlogWeek Day Four Butterflies…violets…sunrays kissing the waves…orange skies looking down…white sandy beaches…soft playful kisses…warm hugs…lost thoughts…romantic rendezvous…magical moments… The love of my early years always brings a smile to my face. Years of falling in and out of love stole bit by bit of this magical world. The place called reality just squeezes that world… Read More Who stole the magic?
#UgBlogWeek #Day 3 Let’s talk about sex baby…Should I just blurt it out like that? I wonder so many times as I try to focus on the road during those trips to or fro the many places we drive to. Perhaps I should take a more subtle route…hmmm which words will I use… I wonder.… Read More Let’s talk about sex baby… huhh..hmmm..hah…
How do you balance work and family? I can’t recall how many times I asked many professional achieving women this question when I was a field journalist. The answers always came in different folds. I was often amazed at the different things they said to the tune of having all the little strings tied up… Read More Balance work and family? You got to be kidding!
I ran the MTN marathon, for the very first time last Sunday. Was I fit? Nowhere near that? Did I go the whole nine yards? Sure thing. Do I feel great? Definitely. Was it fun? You bet. The evening before the race as I laid out my kit, I could feel the excitement building… Read More Spandex, bums, sweat and miles
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By Flora Aduk Flora Aduk a journalist living in Uganda, talks about her experiences of prejudice against women in her field. From a young age, I have always had a strong sense of right and wrong. Being a woman in Uganda and Africa comes with it’s own challenges but I harnessed…
Breastfeeding and Work: “Lets make it work”. I was determined to make it work, like we all usually are. A breast pump was going to be my magic wand. And I was going to start early. And I did. I got my pump ready, in fact two, one manual that I bought for Shs30,000 and… Read More Breast pumps, heat, cars, coolers- realities of a working mother
Could all the corporate women with natural finger nails please stand up? Anyone? No one? Well, atleast not anyone at many of the telecom call centers or banks in the city. Over the last couple of weeks my idle moments in the queues at the bank or call center of the telecom companies have led… Read More Yap we are faking it… so what!!