Dear Writer’s Block, It’s not you, it’s me.
What is in a name? North, south, east, west, wherever you go, names are important, sometimes sacred. In primary school, you could get into trouble for writing someone’s name with a red “biro”
There we go
Placidly among the haste
Now there, now gone
Here we go again. It’s been a long few months of intense dryness. Whether it’s due to the effects of El Nino or Climate Change, every Ghanaian… Read more “The Rain Series I: After the Rain”
It reminded me of when I was speaking French a little too fluently for me to believe. I always stopped just to hear my amazing self. But where is that French now?
It’s the middle of February and most of us must have shaken off Christmassy feelings long ago. Things are back to business as usual. Perhaps you might… Read more “Taking Down Christmas”
I could rewrite Disney’s Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and The Little Mermaid and pass them off as authentic African stories. The only difference, you see, is that love and hate are dressed up in princess gowns, worn by wide-eyed couldn’t-hurt-a-fly pretty faces.
The last few days have been exciting. I’ve been learning something new but not in your conventional classroom. One step out of many on my way to… Read more “The Stuck Generation that Could”