Conversations in the Clinic

I am fascinated by how Swazis name their children. I can understand the delight of having a new baby. Names such as “Happiness”, “Lucky” and “Precious” make perfect sense. But what about calling the most recent addition to your family “Futhi” which means another girl or even “Sanelisiwe” which translates as we have had enough… Continue reading Conversations in the Clinic

Strictly Come Swazi My Favourites

This man’s back was ramrod straight. He looked impeccable. His partner was petite, nimble and gorgeous. They looked really professional. I must admit I used to slip my tongue between my lips when I was concentrating. This boy was the only one singing along to the Swazi National Anthem. But I caught him lip-synching. Great… Continue reading Strictly Come Swazi My Favourites