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Category: Kiah

The Hairy Truth

Like everything else about her, Kiitan’sĀ hair was difficult. All her life, only one hair dresser had not complained. Aunty Toyin, from Jakande Beach Estate. Only that sweet rotund woman had [ … ]

Eden

I have caught the travel bug. Sigh. I cannot complain though. To have the opportunity to travel to places I have read about is a privilege. I don’t take it [ … ]

A Million Years Old

  Once upon a time Maimuna would have done anything Baba wanted without batting an eyelid. Once upon a time, a long, long time ago. These days my sister stares [ … ]

La Habana

This note should have come with the first post so sorry guys but here goes anyway. I am finally getting around to sharing my experience in Cuba. I wrote most [ … ]

Daddy Love

If you asked me my theme song for Cuba, It would be Aerosmith’s I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing. Every time I slept or napped, it felt wrong. Like I [ … ]

God

What Lies Beneath

I visited an underground cave in Matanzas. Matanzas is a province near Havana. I had heard of caves before but I had never been to one. I know people say [ … ]

Loving Cuba

Che is everywhere in Cuba. And he is Argentinan. But his story is so inspiring that I understand why these people love him so completely. I have heard of him [ … ]