Three ways to Banish Mosquitoes from your Empire

If you’re moving to Ghana permanently, after some time you are going to get bored of taking malaria tablets especially if you struggle to swallow tablets like I did when I first landed in Ghana. But of course malaria is prevalent in Ghana and that’s because of the mozzies. So if you don’t want to… Continue reading Three ways to Banish Mosquitoes from your Empire

The beginning of GH

So normally this is supposed to be a diary blog about my life in Ghana, but recently I came across some really cool photos of early post-independence life in Ghana courtesy of OMGGhana. So I thought I would share with you guys. Check these out! Wouldn’t you love to live in 1970 Ghana even if… Continue reading The beginning of GH

Volunteer in GH

Those of you who follow my blog will know that Ghanaians are blessed with an abundance of national holidays. I don’t think a month goes by without one. This month there will be two. In fact there’ll be two in a single week. Monday 21st and Thursday 24th. Monday is the commemoration of Kwame Nkrumah’s… Continue reading Volunteer in GH

8 Things that will annoy you if you choose to drive in Ghana

Now I don’t actually drive – anywhere in the world. I’ve not got my licence yet, because I’ve never needed it, I cycle everywhere in London and initially I thought I could do the same in Accra. I was deceived by this picture of Wanlov the Kubolor. My cousin does drive, in the UK, like… Continue reading 8 Things that will annoy you if you choose to drive in Ghana

Support Team Esave in Global Competition

We like to complain that Ghana is suffering and nothing is happening. John F Kennedy once mistakenly translated the Chinese word for crisis (weiji) as a component of danger and opportunity. Whilst this has been debunked by the Mandarin purists, the sentiment has been well maintained. I was even taught this in my first degree.… Continue reading Support Team Esave in Global Competition