I hate self-help books and all their cousins. I don’t like anything that is designed to make you feel good without adding real value, making you more like a balloon inflated with air than a vessel filled with substance. I don’t trust anything that doesn’t take into account the complex, unjust nature of the world,… Continue reading There Is No Prototype.
Note: The faith being referred to in this essay is specifically Christianity, to which the author subscribes. The devil has been in a war for my soul. In a deliberately insidious way, to keep me from immediately realizing what he was doing so I could end its influence early. He chose the route of my… Continue reading My Faith + My Body.
Warning: This essay includes highly problematic and partially-irrational thinking. The author is aware of this. It is, in fact, the point of this essay having been written. As such, there is no need to point it out to her. I am still a dependent. There are many things my family cannot afford, but there are… Continue reading On Suffering.
After several years of tragic patterns, I have come into a deeper understanding of the fact that being made to feel unimportant/undesired by the people who mean the most to me is one of the deepest-cutting kinds of hurt that I can feel. (I do not appreciate that I’ve had to learn this the hard… Continue reading On Hurting People into Loving You
A few days after I attended the première of Blitz Bazawule’s new film, “The Burial of Kojo” at Silverbird Cinemas, West Hills Mall, a couple of people who had also seen it brought it up in conversation with me. One called the movie “Okay; not amazing,” and I was astounded. Another remarked that although he’d… Continue reading My Thoughts: The Burial of Kojo
When I first conceived the idea for this post, I wanted to title it, “Artists in Ghana be doing too much” or something of the sort. As life sped on relentlessly, procrastination grabbed me in a chokehold, and I continued to think about this post while never actually getting around to writing it, I realized… Continue reading Burdens of (Art) Activism
I’m trying not to have to spam my main blog every week with announcements of episode releases but… Please listen to my podcast. Please. 🙂
I hope you’ve been enjoying the Green Green Grasses podcast so far. There are a few episodes out already and they’ll keep coming out every Wednesday until 12th December, so I hope you stick with it until the end.
This is just a brief announcement that the GGG podcast is also available on Apple Podcasts, and the links to individual episodes are on the GGG Episode List page. If you prefer listening to podcasts on this platform as opposed to SoundCloud, I’m happy to cater to you!
Find the podcast via this link: Green Green Grasses by MoonSpider on Apple Podcasts.
If this is your preferred platform, and maybe even if it isn’t, please subscribe and give the podcast a good rating if you like it! This will help other people to find it, which will be really helpful in getting the project to a…
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