Taboo 04: Yellow

Yellow.  I hate that colour. No, I don’t have anything against mangoes, roasted plantain or Ghanaian taxis. The thing is for as long as I can remember, I have been the girl with the yellow eyes. ‘Ei her eyes are yellow papa!’, a 27 year old guy would loudly whisper to his friend as they…

Taboo 02: Happy birthday to me

Wow! The support for #OurTaboo has been absolutely phenomenal! Thank you for all the emails, text messages and the general goodwill! Thanks to all those who also sent in their PCOS stories after reading Intruder as well as all those who sent in remedies and alternative solutions. I also love the fact that so many people…

Taboo 01: Intruder

Today, we begin the Taboo series. It is a collection of real-life stories that have been ‘fictionalized’ to protect the people’s identity. It is like nothing I have ever done before. These stories are not related or directly connected. I will share them as often as they come. I am grateful to all those who…