Monthly Archives: February 2012

Shoes and Bags: made in China

For those of you who haven’t explored this website, a good read comes from my fairly new friend Mike, you can find his blog by looking up madeinaccra. An expat like myself he is basically the male version of me, … Continue reading

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Workshop day 5: TGIF

So there were tears and tantrums on Friday but it all came to a very pleasant head at 8pm when we tucked into an authentic Italian meal, its Saturday morning and I’m still quite full. My sinus’ were playing up … Continue reading

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Workshop day 4

I have to admire the fact that mum has been here for 4 months now and everyday she becomes even more British than the queen. Somebody was supposed to pick her up this morning, they said they will be here … Continue reading

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Religious Fashion

My topic for today is church and the reasons for going to church. To praise God you will immediately say. We got into a discussion yesterday about going to church in this country. For me, I’m an irregular church goer … Continue reading

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Changing Lanes

Some people it is quite sad to see a lone woman outside a container spot drinking sprite but I am content. The harmattan dust has drifted away and but has left the cool breeze this night. I can sitting here … Continue reading

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1+1+1=4

The only thing that keeps me going these days is that soon I shall be out of this department. I have spoken to all the people I need to speak to, just waiting now for the offer(s) and the package. … Continue reading

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Workshop day 3

The nights go so far, my eyes opened at 3.30, I had left the A-C on and my insides were starting to feel cold, my nose was blocked up and my head hurt. What felt like 5 minutes later but … Continue reading

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Workshop day 2 – the vals day masacre

The day has finally thrust itself upon us. Millions of normally sane minded women have lost all senses, awaiting eagerly for the cards, flowers and chocolates, maybe some perfume or something sparkly, by midday, Akosua will call Beatrice and Barbara … Continue reading

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Worshop Day 1

I have been fighting to keep my eyes open today, it is now 1pm and I am waiting for lunchtime. I’m not so hungry, but I need to stretch my feet and be out of this room. The workshop started … Continue reading

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Spot Blog

I am at my local enjoying the breeze and my usual 2-1. Just the one mind you, its more about the cool air then having a drink, but it’s nice to have the company. Got 3 messages this week, from … Continue reading

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