(Episode 10) Behind Closed Doors: A Tale of Love and War

Basam explained that one of the servants had called him. Even though he said that, Safiya still felt something was amiss. The problem was, she couldn't put her finger on it. "So you saved my life?" Safiya asked, with an indecisive frown. "Yes, and your husband made me your personal doctor, until you are delivered …

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(Episode 9) Behind Closed Doors… A Tale of Love and War.

For Safiya's inaugural outfit, a fashion designer based in Kano was given the contract to make a bespoke dress for her. Safiya and Becca went to the fashion house, to get Safiya's measurement taken. When they left the fashion house, Safiya requested for ice-cream. Since she fell pregnant, she had developed an ice-cream craving. Becca …

(Episode 8) Behind Closed Doors… A Tale of Love and War.

Bashir went back to join the party, hurt by Becca's rejection. What had come over her, he wondered. He smiled when he saw Safiya walk towards him. Her beauty was innocent, just like an angel's. They weren't wild or intoxicating, like Becca's. "Bashir, I have been looking everywhere for you. Come, let me introduce you …

(Episode 7) Behind Closed Doors… A Tale of Love and War.

Becca paced the garden, like a ghost caught between life and death. She could not believe, that the woman whom she had thought would be divorced in a few months, was indeed pregnant. "You promised me!" Becca screamed in her mind, as she tried to stifle a sob. She remembered the many nights Bashir had …

(Episode 6) Behind Closed Doors: A Tale of Love and War

Becca met Bashir, and asked for permission to go attend to personal issues. She wanted to be out of the mansion, hoping that when she came back, she would come back to news of Safiya's death. She didn't expect that Bashir would want to spend time with his wife, and therefore, would go in search …

Weekend Coffee Share: The Return of The Lion King.

Hi everyone, thanks for having coffee with me. I would offer you coffee if you feel like it, but seriously, I want a cup of hot chocolate. Yes, it is chilly outside, and hot chocolate will do it for me this evening. How was your week? Did you enjoy it? How did you feel about …

(Episode 5) Behind Closed Doors: A Tale of Love and War

Safiya had been married for three days and in that time, she had not spent even one night with her husband. Every night she rolled from side to side on the large, empty bed, and in the morning, her husband would crawl into their quarter in yesterday's clothes, smelling of a woman's perfume. But during …

(Episode 4) Behind Closed Doors: A Tale of Love and War

Becca, ran towards them, and then, she screamed on top of her voice. She kicked the man on the groin, and rescued Safiya. "Awww" the man moaned holding his groin, while Becca grabbed Safiya and they began to run, back to the event. "Thank you, thank you for saving me from the clutches of that …