Wednesday, September 14, 2011


The date for the Accra Milo Marathon is out!
A week from today.
But I'm ill-prepared and scared to take part.
1. What if I can't finish?
2. What if I'm jostled out of the way by all the 'veterans'?
3. What if I faint or fall in a cringe-worthy manner?
Hmmm, we will see what the week brings.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

City Sighs

Last Friday, I spent 4 hours on a 4km stretch of road.
*Big Sigh* I wish I didn't have to ply my trade in the city.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

What are they learning in school?

8 March 2011, 2100hrs
Traffic moving at 20
Janelle Monae crooning from the radio
Cruising home
I catch a glimpse of people on the sidewalk
I look again
JHS? pupils clad in their uniforms and backpacks
Looks like they are from school
I muse, what on earth are they learning till this late?
Unless 1 + 1 is no longer 2,
Unless ‘subjects’ and ‘verbs’ no longer have to agree
Unless plants no longer use photosynthesis
They are just skiving in school…for 12hrs.

Monday, February 28, 2011

28th February -v- 14th February

63 years ago -v- 1515 years ago
Happened in Accra -v- Happened? in Rome
Celebrating the beginning of a revolution -v- Celebrating er… love?
Revolution brought forth our independence -v- Er…er…ummm
One accurate account of events -v- Many inaccurate account of events
No mention of today until... today (on page 3) -v- 14th February fever launches as soon as Christmas is over
I wish the Ghanaian media would make more of a fuss about our veterans and how they (servicemen) fought (and still fight for us) than they do about er… umm... 14th February. 
Happy Veterans Day.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011


Fiery, Gutsy
Marching, Chanting, Fighting
Libya firing into riots

Monday, February 21, 2011


Naked, Factual
Speaking, revealing, boldly
Always sets you free

Wednesday, January 26, 2011


I’m in love with the KIA SOUL
The edginess
The unpredictability
The almost rugged sexiness of it!
Love it!

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Colony names

My partenal grandparents were called;
William Percival Brown-Orleans & Berthod Eliza Jones! Yikes.
Hahaha. I just can't stop laughing and I don't know why.
It must be NYA's 'Silly Tuesday!'

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

My friends have interesting thoughts about marriage!

* Chris says Mendelsohn’s Wedding March is every girl’s ‘victory song’.

* Ellis says marriage is like law school, everyone who gets in complains that it’s hard. Yet every year hundreds of people struggle to gain admission.

* Ekua says marriage should be a contract renewable every 7 years.

* Nii wonders how two people who once loved each other could write such spiteful things in divorce petitions.

* Amma says (talking of marriage) the grass is not greener on the other side, so stick on this/your side and water it till its green too.

* All these comments were made in different scenarios, at different times and mostly unprovoked! J With whom do you agree?

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Pet Cemeteries in Accra

My puppy died last night
It happened as soon as I got home
I wasn’t particularly sad
I did not cry
(BTW, I bawled when my dog of 10 yrs died in 2000)
I wasn’t really attached to it
So I proceeded to dig a hole
To bury his tiny lifeless body
In the backyard
My mum said to me, “We do not bury pets at home!”
Whoa? Superstition? Tradition?
I don’t know.
So I buried him on some vacant land
I wasn’t in the mood to argue
But I wanted to prove a point
So I asked her, “Where are the pet cemeteries in Accra?”
She couldn’t tell me.
Do you know? Have you heard of this “superstition” before?

Friday, January 7, 2011


I want to try the Accra International Marathon this year.

The full run is about 25km

Maybe I could the half marathon

Don’t know if I should use it to raise money for some cause.

Or just run for fun

But I would certainly love for my friends to come and cheer me on.

Thursday, January 6, 2011


My boss and I were in a little debate about who can multitask better. Of course, I went for the woman, he went for the man and proceeded to say, the pinnacle of multitasking is when a man is able to:
&     1. Drive
&     2. Carry on a conversation with the wife
&     3. Check out the hot girl on the street
&     4. Not get caught (by the wife)
&     5. Not crash the car

Needless to say, he beat me hands down.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Blogging Discipline

I have no reason for not blogging for so long

I have had no exams in recent past

I’m no longer studying (well at least not in school)

I still have a million and one blogging topics that used to make my readers smile

I was just not blogging

Then toward the end of last year, my very good friend told me I have no “blogging discipline”

I think he's right (though I did not readily admit it)

So I’m gonna try

Happy New Year!

(I hope you will read and comment)