My thoughts are with the people of Japan in the aftermath of the most powerful earthquake to hit their country in recorded history, and the resulting tsunami. Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, whose depiction of the ‘Great Wave‘ a wood block print done between 1830 and 1833 has become topical in the midst of Japan’s disaster.
You may have seen the huge billboards around Accra and wondered what they were advertising…Chase is a newly-opened restaurant in Labone opposite Labone Coffee Shoppe. It has a casual section that serves a wide range of fast foods, with an outside area and inside air-conditioned section.
According to the World Economic Forum, Lesotho is ranked first in Africa in bridging the gender gap, and eighth in the world ahead of Britain and the U.S. In a study using criteria that included, economic participation, educational attainment, health and survival and political empowerment the Mountain Kingdom fared exceptionally well.
Our weekend getaway over the Independence long weekend was to Sisimbo Beach Resort in Kuntu village. A 3km drive from the Mankessim Roundabout on the Cape Coast road leads to the turn off, and a further 3 km on the dirt dirt takes you to the resort.
Collage made from fabric pieces It was ‘Ghana Week’ at my children’s school, and I have learnt more about Ghana in a week than in my almost three years here. It has been a celebration of all things Ghanaian, and my knowledge, or lack of, was definitely tested.
Who am I? A bibliophile. I believe you can never read too many books, and it irks me (deliberate use of a literary-sounding verb) that there are always so many books and so little time. I read, I write, I golf (admittedly not as much as I would like given all the books I have…
Saturday night saw us take in a show by The Electric Ladies Orchestra at Labadi Beach Hotel. Sponsored by Vodafone .
The Ghana International Women’s Club (GIWC )members were invited to a durbar in Berekuso, a small village in the Eastern Region which is one of the ‘adopted’ villages of the association; a recipient of GIWC’s time and effort through a number of projects.
Photo by: Jaxon Photography From Software Development to writing children’s books, Carol Mitchell, who hails from St. Kitts in the Caribbean is doing just that. She is the published author of two books under her trademarked Caribbean Adventure Series.
Looking for an alternative to my normal cardio and strength-training exercise schedule I was introduced to yoga as a way to gaining more flexibility and a better use of my muscles that would not be too traumatic on my body, or so I thought. Traumatic it was not really, but it was definitely a test…