Month: December 2017

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 […]

CHAPTER 15

CHAPTER 15

‘No mum’,’ I mean yes ‘Ellen replied. Realising her mother wasn’t happy with her answer she added; I choose different sets of school and she only had this school in common with me. It’s not my fault she got the same school as me.   She […]

CHAPTER 14

CHAPTER 14

Ellen laughed off Amanda’s comment. Amanda was always carefree about everything. ‘Hey kitty, I got to go now my mother is ready, see you there. Amanda hanged up. Ellen looked forward to seeing her friend. She went through her phone and switched it off as […]

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 […]

CHAPTER 13

CHAPTER 13

They got home pretty late after being stuck in traffic for a long period of time. The traffic was crazy as everyone was in a hurry to go home. When they got home her brothers were about to be sent off to bed by their […]

CHAPTER 12

CHAPTER 12

  It was difficult finding a place to park even though they had reached their destination. Car parks have turned into hawking space but sellers who are so stubborn that they never leave when they are sacked. People were trying all means to make money […]

CHAPTER 11

CHAPTER 11

Ellen woke up late morning reminiscing over how the going to the previous day with her mother went. She had gone through the prospectus during their ride home and was overwhelmed at the things she was supposed to purchase. She would have been jumping up […]

CHAPTER 10

CHAPTER 10

  Mrs O’Connor sighed, with all this troubles it all made her sad even with their financially comfortable life. It was really true that money couldn’t buy happiness. It’s always her friend cherry who always told her to stay strong and things would get better. […]


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