I am an Australian woman in her 30’s who is married to a Ghanaian man, now back in Australia in the remote north. I am a teacher, performing artist, Buddhist, wife and mother, who is moving into public health. I am also the director of a culture and arts Cooperative between Ghana and Australia (see unitycraftcoop.com). I’d like to be a midwife too. I don’t believe in being defined by these things but nor do I mind the definitions that come with them.
I have lived in a few African countries and have always enjoyed living in our small town in northern Ghana in the traditional family house. I was pregnant and gave birth to my daughter in Ghana and my years there amongst sisters, extended family, expats, women-like-me-with-children-like-mine, etc. left me pondering the concepts of Sisterhood and connectedness in Africa, in Australia, with African women and with Australian women.
This blog is about those two concepts: Sisterhood and Connectedness.
(The photo was taken on my wedding day with as much family as could fit into the photo, which is not many.)
The "Rants" expressed are my own, and generally unpopular with others.
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