Losing a loved one leaves a heartache that no one can heal. Grieving is one of the hardest experiences and it might take a long time before one overcomes it. Wambui Kamiru is still grieving after losing her husband Bob Collymore last year.
The Safaricom CEO succumbed to Acute Myeloid Leukemia on July 1.
His personal items, from clothes to shoes to watches are still intact in his wardrobe. His widow Wambui is working on a project about grief and she has been posting some of the stuff.
‘”HOME IS WHERE HIS CLOTHES ARE, (WORKING TITLE) SERIES I: RAPID RESPONSE RESTITUTION, HOME MUSEUM AS PART OF @LAGOSPHOTOFESTIVAL 2020. THIS PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES IS PART OF A LARGER INSTALLATION WORK, CURRENTLY #WORKINPROGRESS AROUND THE PROCESS OF GRIEF. SHOW OPENING 2021,’ READS A MESSAGE ON HER PAGE.
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A few months ago, Wambui revealed that she had lost her sense of smell after losing her better half.
THE BRAIN IS INTERESTING. MY SENSE OF SMELL HAS BEEN GONE FOR A NUMBER OF MONTHS. THIS IS LINKED TO GRIEF. INITIALLY. THEN I JUST ACCEPTED THE PROCESS. TODAY IT CAME BACK. ALBEIT ABIT WONKY. E.G. BURNT TOAST SMELLS LIKE ROSE PETALS. STILL I AM GRATEFUL.