Death by chocolate

A popular breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea place, filled with both locals and tourists alike. It is more popular with tourists I think given its proximity to all the things that draw tourists to this city. The Tuilieres gardens are just across the road, as is the Louvre, and of course there is Rue de…

To a genius with a golf club.

Last night I watched a Supersport tribute to Seve Ballesteros  who died on May 7th. Described as a maverick, daring and passionate…not words associated with golfers by any means. Yes, the likes of Gary Player and of course Tiger Woods have had their fair share of hyperbolic compliments heaped upon them, and deservedly so, but Seve…

Cinco de Mayo in the diaspora

Yesterday it was Adventurers in the diaspora and Cinco de Mayo  – did not realise that Cinco de Mayo is a big deal until I saw that here in Accra we’re also celebrating it at Citizen Kofi with a fiesta tonight. Fellow South African blogger KoKofifi is also celebrating – liked her Viva la Mexico! post. There is  always something to celebrate…

On being well read

I came across this post on one of my favourite blogs and it roused something in me about, what truly makes one well read. I have always grappled with this even more so because in my formative years, high school and all though my undergraduate years I was exposed more to the western classics; from…