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 …

Comsume Responsibly: Save Our Planet

"The earth is what we all have in common.” —Wendell Berry Two weeks ago, I attended a writers workshop on the SDGs. I hadn't pay much attention to the SDGs before then. I find myself to be more passionate about two of the SDGs and want to bring some attention to them. Goal 2 of …

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

Hairvolution

Growing up my hair was always 'bushy'. I didn't like getting regular cuts, and maybe it was a money thing because my mom didn't insist on me getting cuts every 2weeks like some parents do. Nah, it wasn't money, my sister got regular cuts. Anyway I've never given much care to how I look, anyone …

Essay Lies?

Do you also happen to think essays are meant to be lies? Did any of the writings you did in school equate with your reality?Are you a teacher tired of marking the same things day after day? Join me muse on this and tell me what you think as well.

A Journey Begins

WordPress(God bless them), chose to create a Journey Begins post for me so guess will just add something to it. My name is Judith Nuertey, 26 and pretty much now starting out in life. I have a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Chinese. I work presently as a Chinese teacher in a language institute …

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