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Archive for ‘July, 2013’

On learning how holidays can reveal oneself.

So I am almost at the end of 4 weeks holidays in which I went nowhere in particular.  Where I live many people abscond to far-off…


‘The Memory of Love’, by Aminatta Forna

From the beginning of the book, the first iBook page, I sense this book is on African Time.  Happenings are explained slowly, in drawn out, yet…


Small Towns

I have been coming and going from the same remote town in northern Australia for ten and a half years.  I keep planning my departure.  It…


Who would you invite…?

Inspiringyourspirit, whom I follow on WordPress, posted this list type today and I thought I’d have a go. Here is my list, His Holiness, the Dalai…


Asanempoka on Sisterhood

July 2013 Tell us a little about yourself.  I am a female in her 30’s who is married to a Ghanaian.  I am Australian and we…


Upcycling 2 – 5 chairs and a table

So here are my 5 chairs all painted, ‘Pistachio Sorbet’ and decoupaged.  Now to the table.  It took 3 days as I gave enough time for…


Ballet’s in da house

So C is over again for the third time today. *sigh. I managed to ward it off between 10am and 3pm at least and did things…


‘Motherhood – Sisterhood between women who’ve borne offspring’ or ‘Other people’s children’

So at the moment i am on holidays and am actually having time to contemplate, experience and create, see my recent post on upcycling.  However another…


Connectedness over the ether

  So my daughter and I just created a new word (okay we may not be THE first but in our household we are): Skypable. Definition…


My wife, Atia, where are you?

I have a friend in Sydney whom I met upon my return from Ghana through a Solomon Islander friend I met at Centrelink whilst contemplating when…

The Rants of a Ghanaian!

The "Rants" expressed are my own, and generally unpopular with others.


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