So today is 9/11. And I’m thinking, why don’t I steal the show?
I don’t think they have a word for “notice” in Korean.
It occurred to me today that driving could easily be the ultimate metaphor for life.
Some weeks ago, a 50 kilogram bag of cement fell on my big toe. It narrowly missed my entire foot. Needless to say, I was in pain hell for the next 30 seconds.
King Henry VIII of England, after a visit to his subjects sometimes left a trail of poverty because of the expectations that the king’s visit demanded, expectations… Read more “The Visit”
What is black? Who is black? Two questions. No simple answer. When does black become white, and white become black? Perspective 1: Black is basic, unchanging. In… Read more “The Colour Black. The Colour White.”
This week has been full of travels and travelling. I’ve been waking up at 4am to rush off somewhere. And the last week was full of technical… Read more “EYELIDS FOR ME, PLEASE!”
by Grace Ecklu/ posted for therawafrica.com On the morning of June 4, 2015, I had just one objective in mind: to make it in time to the VIP… Read more “WHEN ACCRA WENT UNDER”
Definitions, names, tags- they are all ways we try to fit in. To belong is part of our identity. This makes us feel normal. But what is normal and what isn’t? Normal can be limiting, like a box- a box that can get smaller with time or bigger depending on who is in charge of defining things. Big or small, it is still a box.