Day 144: Kesewa the Elder

Meet my grandmother’s little sister. I’m named after her and from all the debates I’ve had with my grandmother it turns out it’s not just a name I share with her, but also my sense of right and wrong (which doesn’t always read never matches with my grandmother’s). In  many African cultures it is believed that… Continue reading Day 144: Kesewa the Elder

Day 127: Ghana Independence Day

Today was Ghana Independence Day! woop woop! My first Ghana Independence in Ghana. Weirdly enough in comparison to diaspora Ghanaians wrapping themselves up in the Ghana flag (I once changed my school tie to a tie of the Ghana flag and got in trouble for it) the overt displays of patriotism are starkly lacking here in Accra.… Continue reading Day 127: Ghana Independence Day

Day 124: An African City

Everybody’s talking about it and it only just popped up officially on the internet yesterday. No not Ellen’s most-retweeted-tweet-ever… If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014 but a new Web Series called An African City about 5 returning African ladies, who are all ‘from’ North… Continue reading Day 124: An African City