As a writer, You never run out of things to say; It's just that sometimes, You're too tired to say them, Because you're consumed by the mayhem Of life, compulsories and inconsequentials; I forgot the quintessentials That are supposed to give me meaning And now I'm leaning Towards extended sadness And loss of self-worth; Is… Continue reading Tired

The World Is Big

The world is big. Incomprehensibly so. It seems barely manageable when you look at it from your community, your immediate surroundings. But there are so many levels of impracticality in that, that there’s no point actually trying to go through them all. I sit in my chair, curled up into a ball, trying to make… Continue reading The World Is Big

MOVIE SYNOPSIS: The Origins of Okomfo Anokye.


Okomfo Finished bThe high noon sun burns a distinct red this day…. Clad in his war paint with  priestly  scars of the highest order etched into his skin,  Okomfo Anokye, high priest of the Ashanti people stands beside his King Osei Tutu as they calmly watch the approach of the massive Denkyira Army.

The war has spanned 3 years. The great Ashanti people, despite their bravery  and inextinguishable desire to resist the enemy have been pushed back behind their city’s walls. Here they await the numerically superior Denkyira who are confident in their own victory and march with an unforgiving  desire to conquer their most resilient and stubborn foes so far. However, where most would surrender, the Ashanti defy. Where most would run, they stand and embrace death. The silence which fills the city is not as a result of fear, but from a unified focus on the task at hand and…

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Yo yo, yo, guys! My class's official major fundraising event for CAS takes place tomorrow. And despite the major obstacles that we have faced and are facing, I hope we manage to raise enough money to accomplish what we want: improving the school in Aklamador which I blogged about earlier. -Akotowaa