I’ve got a mind full of unsaid things! Again!

I’ve got a mind full of unsaid things! Again! I might just say them today. Well, here goes! They leave! They always do! Same way they come! Same way they go! With each time, Getting more intense than earlier! Could it be my standards? Or flaws? Or perhaps my approach? I’m getting too used to…

#WinterABC: Day 22 – It’s A Wrap!

Time flies when you are having the most fun and just within the twinkle of an eye, the WinterABC challenge is over. This challenge has been great. I went from not writing at all for over a year, to writing and publishing almost everyday. I wasn’t so consistent, I skipped a couple of days mainly…

#WinterABC: Day 21 – The Things We Leave Behind!

Slowly, the WinterABC challenge is coming to an end! For the penultimate post, I’ve been tasked to recycle one of my old posts and bring it back to life. Here’s a post from the past which I have recycled. I hope you enjoy it. The things we leave behind — buildings, people, experiences — rarely…

#WinterABC: Day 19 – Five Alive 🎵

Choose 5 songs, tell us why they are special to you. Yo Afrobloggers, Why so hard on me?😅 Who asks for just five songs? I have no idea how to go about this but let me randomly select 5 songs from my long list of favorite songs. The first is Power of Your Love by…

#WinterABC: Day 18 – Unwanted!

I am particularly excited about Day 18’s prompt. I’m to write a story and include the line by the time he woke up, I was dying….. So let me tell you a story. It goes like this: By the time he woke up, I was dying. With the speed of lightning, he scooped me up…

#WinterABC: Day 16 – When It Dawns On You!

This post was originally posted on this blog a little over two years ago. I haven’t experienced any pain or loss since I made this post so for today’s prompt, I thought I should reshare it. Here’s the link to the first post. I’ve healed from this though! First the news hits you Your stomach…

#WinterABC: Day 14 – Drums!

I am to share about one cultural aspect from my country or community. I choose to talk about drumming. Drumming and dancing form an integral part of all Ghanaian culture and social gatherings. When its time for traditional marriages, naming ceremonies, funerals, durbars, festivals etc, you’ll see a large display of drums accompanied with dancing….

#WinterABC: Day 12 – The War of The Golden Stool!

This topic has been quite demanding. ‘Choose an event in African history and write as if you were present.’ Writing this has been quite tough considering the fact that I had to put myself in it to tell the story. So here I am, posing as an Obaapanin (a woman who forms part of a…

#WinterABC: Day 5 – Let’s speak Ga!

The collective thoughts, beliefs and values of African people can be discerned from their proverbs. I’m here to share with you five proverbs in my vernacular for Day 11 of the #WinterABC Challenge. This is my Ga class. Let’s get started! 1. Yitso kome eyaaa ajina. Literally: One head does not sit in a council….

#WinterABC: Day 9 – Social AF

For Day 9, I am to talk about my 4 favorite social media accounts so here we go: 1. Jerry Flowers (Redefined TV) I’m not a big fan of Instagram but anytime I log on to that app, I’m sure to find a post from Jerry Flowers. He speaks mostly about relationships and how to…