It might not be ordinary…

It might not be ordinary to randomly decide, in the blazing Ghanaian afternoon to put on sneakers and go outside for a run in the quiet streets of residential Labone. It might not be ordinary to make flowers out of crepe paper and wear them in your hair in the middle of Accra wherever you… Continue reading It might not be ordinary…

On John Green’s “The Fault In Our Stars.”

I am not, just to confirm, a fan of hype. The Fault In Our Stars, people, is a greatly hyped book. I was reluctant, at first to read it, because if everybody hypes it to be so great, it probably isn't. And besides. I'd never heard of John Green until one of my cousins mentioned… Continue reading On John Green’s “The Fault In Our Stars.”

Family Gathering! (Yay…?)

Family occasions, especially Ghanaian ones, can be...something. From the perspective of a teenager, you can look at it one way: As a chance to see a lot of people you haven't seen in a long time, since apparently, only something tragic can bring them all together. Or another way: An event where you are forced to smile… Continue reading Family Gathering! (Yay…?)