She was the only woman in a prison for men. She was locked up in solitary confinement.
And she began to sing. Comforting songs in the morning, revolutionary and motivational songs in the afternoon.
That's how democracy activist Linda Tsungirirai Masarira kept her spirits up during her 18 days in solitary at Chikurubi Maximum Prison in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare.
She had been hauled off to prison in July after participating in a nationwide strike and series of anti-Mugabe street protests.