My summer is coming to an end. I might as well blog about its highlights now, since I go to school on Saturday. The first one I'm blogging about is Chalewote 2014, which I attended on 23rd August. Chalewote is a Ghanaian street art festival, and it was my first time attending, since:1. This year… Continue reading Summer Highlights: Chalewote 2014
Errol Lawson is a very cool dude. He was part of the design team during AIX (Ashesi Innovation Experience) and the man’s energy is contagious! Every time he got up to stand in front of us, you know that in the next 30 seconds, the whole room would be trying to bring down the ceiling… Continue reading From The Postcode To The Globe
The Other Side[Akotowaa's note: Grandpa shared this with me when he came back from the dentist’s a few days ago. Now I’m sharing it with the world. But each story needs to have an input from its teller. Hence, I’ve put flesh on and embellished the truth, as I tend to do.] Charles Seth Ofori once… Continue reading The Other Side
First and foremost, this post and piece of fiction is dedicated to Simeon G. Mark Cofie, also known as The NonFaLoGist (and blogs at thestudyofnonsense.wordpress.com), who has one of the most amazing minds I have ever had the pleasure of being exposed to. This post, in fact was inspired by one of his, "Like a… Continue reading Invitations of Speech
My Technology Hates MeOver the past 3 weeks, it seems like technology has actively been rebelling against me. I don’t know what I’ve done.My laptop took me through a time travel, INSISTINIG that I was in 1st January of 2012. No matter how much I tried to reset it, it reverted itself back to 2012.… Continue reading Why Technology Hates Me (and other nonfa explanations)
Sigh. I don’t like speaking about such deep things when it comes to my country, because I’m very naïve and the issues I form opinions about are usually ‘beyond me’ and my ability to grasp or understand. (Leave me alone, I’m only sixteen.) But this one dier, I have to post about it, get it… Continue reading Ghanaians and Reading, Kids and Literacy
There are some people that make places cool. There are some places that make people cool. Ashesi, apparently, is/has both. Is that even fair? In my head, there’s like, this group of the ‘cool Ghanaians’ and as my (former?) roommate, Owiredua will tell you, they al know each other. And we both want to be… Continue reading I have discovered why Ashesi students are so cool.