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HELP!!! I DON’T KNOW HOW TO SWIM.

HELP!!! I DON’T KNOW HOW TO SWIM.

Yeah right. I know what you thinking. Possibly you might be wondering how a grown up adventurous lady like me can’t swim. Hell kids know how to now. Well thing is I just don’t know to swim. I wasn’t taught, I never had the opportunity […]

GETTING TO BALI OFF THE BEATEN PATH (2)

GETTING TO BALI OFF THE BEATEN PATH (2)

As continued from the part one. If you haven’t read yet. You could find it here….. I booked my train ticket at the convenience store and headed to the train station bidding goodbye to my new-found friends at the hostel. My plan was to head straight […]

CHAPTER 4

CHAPTER 4

‘So what are you doing here? I asked  crossing my arms over my chest. ‘Well I am picking you up’ he replied holding the door open for me. I just got in as he shut the door firmly . I didn’t know why I couldn’t […]

CHAPTER 3

CHAPTER 3

‘Hi Mr. and Mrs. Smith’ he said ‘Did you enjoy service today’? he asked smiling like an angel. This boy sure knows how to get on my nerves I thought to myself. My parents were all smiles answering him back. ’we did have a memorable […]

CHAPTER 2

CHAPTER 2

I glanced at her with surprise and asked. ‘Are crushing on him? ‘Yeah who wouldn’t’ she replied ‘He has everything I want in a man’. Laura replied as I listened ‘He is son of the reverend which means he is prayerful, a librarian which proves […]

CHAPTER 1

CHAPTER 1

These days Raphael has been on my mind. Raphael who is dead. I  subconsciously ask myself why I remember him every time.  Is it that, I miss him, or maybe my mind keeps wondering how he would have done if he was alive, or just […]

Getting to Bali off the beaten Path (1)

Getting to Bali off the beaten Path (1)

Indonesia is known for is it tropical island Bali. When it popped up in my south-east Asia itinerary, i looked forward to seeing this famous island with its paradise images . Being a wanderer I wanted to get there off the beaten path by traveling […]

The Balinese Nyepi Festival ( Day Of Silence)

The Balinese Nyepi Festival ( Day Of Silence)

I got to experience Bali’s Nyepi festival (also known as the day of silence) on 17 March. Frankly, in the days leading up to this significant observance for Hindu’s in Bali, I didn’t know why signs kept shooting up about it, and wondered if it […]

5 Ideal Places To Stay In Bali-Indonesia

5 Ideal Places To Stay In Bali-Indonesia

Being the wanderer that I am, it is normal for me to roam from place to place. Often times when i travel, its rare that i will stay at one accommodation or one location for the whole of my trip. I book different rooms for […]

6 Reasons To Love Bali – Indonesia

6 Reasons To Love Bali – Indonesia

So its been a while since I posted up here after my new year resolutions post. As I had said in that list, there are many things I want to achieve this year and I have been able to achieve two of them so far….. […]

WEIRD QUESTIONS I GET ASKED ABOUT AFRICA

WEIRD QUESTIONS I GET ASKED ABOUT AFRICA

I find it surprising when people think Africa is a country and most times I find it annoying when asked this questions that my reply comes of as rude. I am like, Africa is a  continent with 52 countries  and Ghana is a country in […]

SEASON GREETINGS

SEASON GREETINGS

Its that merry time of the season where families come together to show love. Its a season of togetherness and to appreciate friendships and the people we have in our lives. Today,i am not writing about my kinky hair or my therapy travel but to […]

THE PHILIPPINES AND ME

THE PHILIPPINES AND ME

Coming to the Philippines my initial fear or my constant fear of going to any country for that matter is being discriminated against or disrespected due to my racial group which of course is like a worry for any cautious black person who travels. Though […]

SELF LOVE

SELF LOVE

I remember most times staring at myself in the mirror and not happy at the reflection staring back at me. The stretch marks, the side rolls the kinky African hair the size 8 full-figured body, the huge thighs that rub together and being disgusted at […]

TRAVELING WHILST KINKY

TRAVELING WHILST KINKY

Being an African girl and not really into hair extensions and I am constantly rocking my natural hair either in a high puff after twist out. Actually its my signature look and i love it. Most times i constantly watch YouTube videos the whole day […]

MY FIVE FAVORITE TV SHOWS

MY FIVE FAVORITE TV SHOWS

Being a single introvert means most times am left on my own. Most of the  time  where i am bored or either getting jealous at the instagrammers  I follow on who somehow i feel are rubbing their relationship to my face through my feed. There wouldn’t be […]

ROBBED IN A HOSTEL

ROBBED IN A HOSTEL

Writing this post I really feel some type of way I cant explain.  I started writing this in the morning and for some reason don’t know how to complete it which is unlikely of me.Obviously i am shocked and a little shaken up by the […]

A TRAVELING INTROVERT

A TRAVELING INTROVERT

So in my previous post here A TRAVELLING INTROVERT     if you haven’t read it yet, I highlighted my challenges of traveling alone. From being an introvert who likes to spend most of her time indoors and traveling alone equals to no fun at all. Mauritius […]

CHAPTER 3

CHAPTER 3

  About five minutes of standing at the car finally her father showed up. She had nothing to talk to him about so the ride was silent and slow. Stuck in traffic for the longest time she will ever imagine, maybe it was due to […]

A TRAVELLING INTROVERT

A TRAVELLING INTROVERT

I have started embarking on solo travels to some destinations of which Mauritius is first on my list. It  was my intention to spend short stays at each destination, maybe derive some inspirations from each stay and incorporate it into my writings as I discover […]

CHAPTER 2

CHAPTER 2

The next morning, Ellen was the first to wake up which was surprising. She wanted her dad to drop her off at her old school and pick up her results. she was busting with excitement and anxiousness as she rushed through shower and breakfast and […]

CHAPTER ONE

CHAPTER ONE

It has been six months since Ellen has been home waiting for the results of the waec examinations she wrote. The results will decide if she will continue to the senior high school or have to repeat three years of junior high which really will […]

LESSONS I LEARNT IN BLOGGING

LESSONS I LEARNT IN BLOGGING

I basically started blogging to post my books , my articles and thoughts and create a platform who might support me when I finally bring out my debut book. looking back on it now i have seen how i have come a long way and […]

ADVENTURERS I PLAN ON EMBARKING IN MAURITIUS.

ADVENTURERS I PLAN ON EMBARKING IN MAURITIUS.

After about five days of being here I actually haven’t even stared my adventure yet, basically because my hotel was far off in the south of Mauritius at a place called Maheborg and I wasn’t actually feeling the vibe. I currently moved to an airbnb […]

MY FIVE FIRST OBSERVATIONS OF MAURITIUS

MY FIVE FIRST OBSERVATIONS OF MAURITIUS

Coming to Mauritius was really exciting as I planned on seeing so many things and experience the island life whilst creating memories before moving on to my next destinations. Initially due to an encounter I wrote on a previous blog post with immigration which had […]

MY GREEN PASSPORT

MY GREEN PASSPORT

Its been quiet sometime since I posted on here as I was planning my a backpacking adventure I plan on embarking. My first start will be from Mauritius and then to the next destinations accordingly. It was fun planning this trip as I kept thinking […]

FIVE USES OF CINNAMON IN BEAUTY ROUTINE

FIVE USES OF CINNAMON IN BEAUTY ROUTINE

Cinnamon is mostly known for use in baking but that sweet-scented wood has other benefits. It is antioxidant, anti bacterial and anti fungal which mostly help in health and other benefits useful in the beauty world. Below are five uses of the cinnamon in a […]

MY WRITERS BLOCK

MY WRITERS BLOCK

I woke up this morning with the zeal to write an article for my blog but sat behind my laptop clueless on what actually to blog about. I was like where did all my ideas go to? I should have written them down somewhere so […]

MAYONNAISE HAIR MASK

MAYONNAISE HAIR MASK

After having great feedback on the diy to the avocado mask i posted about a week ago, i have decided to share this other mayonnaise protein treatment i use to prevent breakage and retain strength in my hair routine. Like the avocado mask, all this […]

BLOGGER TURNED COMPUTER GEEK.

BLOGGER TURNED COMPUTER GEEK.

A WOLF’S TALE……For a few days now, i have been busy with my blog page; re branding.  I was on word press primary subscription which doesn’t allow me install plugins.  The only option was to upgrade before i could install plugins which kind of sucked. […]

A DIY FOR HEALTHY HAIR GROWTH

A DIY FOR HEALTHY HAIR GROWTH

Taking pictures yesterday I realized how my hair had grown over the few months of using homemade recipes and non store-bought products. Having a big chop in december last year and seeing this growth over the few months ,I am over whelmed and i decided to take a […]

FIVE THINGS ABOUT ME.

FIVE THINGS ABOUT ME.

So today, I wanted to write a blog post and couldn’t decide on the topic to blog about. I spent hours going over in my head bubbling with ideas and couldn’t place my finger on what I should write about especially since its being a […]

FUNNY CHILDHOOD MEMORIES I HAVE, GROWING UP IN A GHANAIAN HOME

FUNNY CHILDHOOD MEMORIES I HAVE, GROWING UP IN A GHANAIAN HOME

Most people who grew up with African parents normally know they are often no-nonsense and instill discipline in the daily routine of their children that they believe are shaping them to be an upright adult. From the household chores, running of errands to the beatings when […]

MARRIAGE, AN OVER HYPED INSTITUTION IN GHANA

MARRIAGE, AN OVER HYPED INSTITUTION IN GHANA

Being a  free spirit and adventurous in Ghana is kind of hard when you are lady. Its like society expects somethings from you when you hit your twenties- marriage! It’s hard to find a lady in her twenties who doesn’t have thoughts of marriage or […]

FOUR OUTMODED CULTURAL PRACTICES IN GHANA

FOUR OUTMODED CULTURAL PRACTICES IN GHANA

There are hundred ethnic groups in Ghana each with their unique  cultural practices due to their believes. Some are barbaric that organisations had to advocate against it for it to be abolished. Below are four outmoded cultural practices in Ghana but yet some are still […]

FIVE PLACES I WILL LIKE TO VISIT.

FIVE PLACES I WILL LIKE TO VISIT.

1.BARBADOS Hell yeah! because it’s the Caribbean and I wouldn’t have to think about racism but that’s not the main reason i want to visit. I want to experience the island life, the beaches,the botanical gardens and enjoy the afternoon teas whilst watching cricket. I […]

ALL WE EVER DID WAS TO BE BLACK!!!

ALL WE EVER DID WAS TO BE BLACK!!!

my view on black racism…..

UNEMPLOYMENT AMONG THE YOUTH IN GHANA.

UNEMPLOYMENT AMONG THE YOUTH IN GHANA.

In a country where cost of living is high and most parts of the capital city charge services in dollars , sadly there is large percentage of unemployed youth. Youths living in poverty, youth who are depressed and frustrated at how they can’t fend for […]

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS I PLAN TO VISIT IN GHANA

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS I PLAN TO VISIT IN GHANA

Exploring tourism in my homeland……

DILEMMA OF MY MISTAKEN IDENTITY

DILEMMA OF MY MISTAKEN IDENTITY

Ever since I got back home i have been making observations at how people relate to me. From the lady who sells fruits down the streets to the cab driver i pick, they all have on view on me ‘highborn, rich ,classy’,which is frustrating at times as […]

LIFE OF A DEPRESSED INTROVERT

LIFE OF A DEPRESSED INTROVERT

I have been an introvert all my life, i don’t know when or how it started but i just know am not the out doorsy type. I do remember part of it was from my mom when she found problems with my friends growing up […]

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

I remember those screams vividly,the broken plates,scattered room,broken chair ,the verbal abuse and the blood.That was often what  happened between step dad and mum.I would try to separate the fight but i was two powerless in the situation. Just a 12 year old ,i would […]

DISCRIMINATION BASED ON SKIN COLOR

DISCRIMINATION BASED ON SKIN COLOR

Being discriminated against is one of the bad feelings in life and when its based on your race its a whole different story from feeling inferior and being looked down on. I had always love being black and previously when i hear other people of […]

CAT FISH OR LOVE SCAM

CAT FISH OR LOVE SCAM

So last night with my usual boredom I was trolling on the internet absent-minded not looking for anything specific ,opening and closing taps and clicking links till one particular page caught my eye. I think it was Ghana the article in relation to which really […]

Verbal abuse

Verbal abuse

I think i was about 8 years when i became self conscious. i was living with mother and step father then and it was really bad.step father never like me ,he felt i was interfering in his marriage with mother and should be sent to […]

CHILD MARRIAGE IN GHANA

CHILD MARRIAGE IN GHANA

  Ghana in its peace consists of several ethnic groups each with its unique cultural practices in relation to their tradition. From the puberty rites which promotes chastity to the female genital mutilation which has been abolished due to its bizarre and inhumane aspects and […]


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