“But You Are Also Ghanaian, You Should Know”: the iceberg illusion and the story of a research article

So, as you read this research article, please remember that this success you are seeing did not happen overnight. It is only the tip of the iceberg underneath which has been 2 years of sordid hard work, sacrifice, dedication, disappointment and persistence. Don't give up on your manuscript, thesis, dissertation or whatever writing project you face. Keep pushing, keep grafting, and know that disappointments, heck even straight failure would come, but persist until you find a home for that manuscript. Just don't give up......

Sheffield…a short love note

Dear Sheffield, I will miss you. It wasn't love at first sight, but love did overtake me. My affection for you grew as I got to know you more...got to know your hills, curves and edges. I have felt the warm welcome from your people on the street, in the shop, at church and from … Continue reading Sheffield…a short love note

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ (Ephesians 5:20) Looking back on it, that evening of 7th March, 2013 opened a great door for me. On that evening, after over two years of searching, applications and interviews, I finally received an email stating that I … Continue reading Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Cape Chronicles V: Salani kakuhle! Till we meet again

Just three nights ago, I had the experience of being called out as a Ghanaian. As I made my way out of Rondebosch Mall to catch a taxi home in the evening, I briefly exchange “the nod” with two guys. Now, “the nod” is a greeting phenomenon that is often played out between ‘black’ people … Continue reading Cape Chronicles V: Salani kakuhle! Till we meet again