A letter from the plains of Africa Burn…

It’s Saturday night and I am sitting in front of my screen, actively avoiding the temptation to get “Social”. (like, like, wow, like). I’ve been chatting to a girl on WhatsApp, but fear those embers are going to need some serious fanning before her monosyllabic answers blaze into something you could call a conversation. As…

Why “fine” is just not good enough…

When last did someone ask you how you were doing and you answered something along the lines of “I’m fine thanks…” What does being “fine” mean to you? When the question is posed, do you run a quick inventory of your surroundings and, after noticing that the house is not on fire, the kids are…