The Act of Giving

"No one has ever become poor by giving." Anne FrankWhen I started this blog, I had also started a new journey. A journey of self discovery and spiritual awakening. In this journey so far I've come to reaffirm some old believes and gotten rid of others. It is my belief that regardless of one's religion, …

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35 And Unmarried

Women across various cultures are raised with a single fear from childhood. The fear of being over 30 and unmarried. From a very young age, we are made to look forward to marriage. It's like the ultimate goal or achievement. Actually the ultimate goal will be child bearing, and only after marriage. We are not …

CHALEWOTE

"She asked, can you swallow the sun? If you can't I will teach you how to" (excerpt from one of the poetry pieces displayed in the Ussher Fort) The Chalewote festival is a street arts and carnival infused with the Homowo celebrations of the people of Jamestown, British Accra. This year was another fun, colorful, …

Baseless Desires

Have you ever had a strong desire for something? When asked why exactly do you want that thing, are you able to come up with an answer? A desire with no reason, I call a baseless desire