It was about eight o’clock in the evening. It is summer; the sun is slowly setting giving the sky a combination of pastel blue, grey and gold brightness. Shola was at the bus stop waiting for the bus,
She smiles at the image in the mirror, turns right and then left to confirm the justice her tight-fitting cotton-silk midi that flatters her curves before carefully sliding the red lipstick over her lips. She moves back from the
It is thirty-three degrees centigrade and the scourging sun has no mercy. The streets are lined with shops filled with all sorts of merchandise ranging from textiles, garments, shoes and fashion accessories to housewares including
I lived in the Philippines for 6 months, taking language classes and generally spending my savings, and I had some time to kill so I thought I’d take up diving. The Philippines supposedly has some of the world’s best dive sites and everything there is relatively cheap. I’m not a great swimmer or daredevil, but I’m generally up for anything once and it turned out to be good fun.