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jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 2W ago

Can It Be True

“I’m calling myself Ruth to hide my identity. I’m 39 years old and I live in Kabubbu, Uganda and I’m from a family of nine brothers and sisters. Many years ago I lost my Mum and Dad from AID...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 3W ago

Throwing a Lifeline…

… And taking ownership. A Small Charity is born I met David Baldwin – founder of St. Peter’s Lifeline – on Facebook in 2015. I had spent two years trying to find a charity to support with my...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 1M ago

A Seed is Dropped…

Charity…? Volunteering – ? “I can’t afford to do something for nothing!” How often have you been faced with those words? I’ve even used them myself, privately, in my own thoughts. Especially...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 1M ago

No Clapping

There was no clapping at the end of my “Afternoon with Jane” talk on Monday at St. Wilfrid’s Church, Broad Road. Was that a bad thing – or a good thing? I noticed – but didn’t mind, really. ...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 1M ago

Sitting Pretty

It may seem so to some people. Here I am on my swivel computer chair in my bedroom/office, (I use a cushion, which saves my ailing back a little) while hubby reclines on his NHS riser/reclin...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 1M ago

Tea and Cakes

And a Book-signing to be fondly remembered. It’s almost like deja vu. Only this time I was a little bit wiser, and laid on home made cup cakes, duly decorated with African animals, made by m...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 2M ago

Time to Re-start

Today is my birthday, and tomorrow is the book-signing of my third novel. Fifteen years ago the thought of becoming a fully-fledged author was an impossible dream, which I was encouraged to ...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 2M ago

Today’s The Day!

Launch Day Is Here. Click on cover below to Buy My Book – and if you’re on Facebook, why not pop in to my party any time in the next twelve hours to partake in the festivities?
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 3M ago

Bursting With an Idea

Part 4: Starting Your Own Business. There are many types of businesses, some of them overlapping and interlinking, and as a generalist, I have met with an interesting variety of clients. My ...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 3M ago

YOUR ATTENTION, PLEASE.

I always love it when my old friend Ailsa comes to stay. She is such an entertaining, amusing person. But her new book sounds more serious. I’ve just taken a peek at the Prologue, and realis...