International Women’s Day

2014 March

Men, this International Women’s Day, WAKE UP!

2017-07-19T01:35:08-04:00March 11th, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

I’ve always liked older women. When I was in Grade 2, Queen Elizabeth was … well … quite something, up there on the classroom wall at Maple Crest School, looking down at me with that hot outfit and crown and all. Those were fine days. The only woman who could compete with the young queen was [...]

2014 March

After Women’s Day, men … wake up!

2014-03-10T19:18:35-04:00March 8th, 2014|Categories: New Vision, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

(The New Vision - Saturday, March 8, 2014) MUKONO, UGANDA ✦ It’s International Women’s Day and we’re all happy to celebrate women in Uganda and around the world, but the truth of the matter is that it’s the men who need to come to terms with who they are and why they’re around, or it’s all for nothing. This is the strangeness of this big yearly celebration. Women’s Day largely revolves around the hard times women face because their men are so hopeless. Plenty of husbands and fathers don’t pull their weight and don’t understand or care how desperately their families need them. Now I am not about to beat-up myself or my brothers everywhere because I have nothing better to do. The Daughters of Eve are just as fallen as the Sons of Adam. But have an honest look into the homes of Uganda. I’m imagining you see what I see. It’s a bloody mess.