Root canals and power surges

  My greatest fear is being in the middle of major surgery and having me re-gain consciousness on the operating table with my insides spilling out…Yes, I have clearly been watching too many episodes of Grey’s Anatomy and House is great fodder for an already overactive imagination. Being in the middle of a root canal…

Food lover or glutton?

It has been great, but I cannot contain my joy in returning to Ghana; back to exercise and eating healthily. Our last stop was Amsterdam and it has indeed confirmed my need to return home and start whipping this body into shape again. The fine line between loving one’s food and simply gluttonous behaviour has…

Malaria in a Malaria-free country

It has taken me almost two years to become sufficiently knowledgeable about all the symptoms of Malaria. But I have recently been educated, whilst in a country that is malaria-free. While still making nice in Nice, one of my brood came down with what began as chills – which I am guilty to admit were…

Number three is not that bad

It was not the same as it probably would have been had I been sitting at Soccer City in Johannesburg huddling together with other soccer fans braving the cold. I was instead in a bar-cum-restaurant in Bastille called Le Lounge Bar in Paris, which is great for watching the traffic go by, the cocktails, the…

From Zero to Hero

I am not on Facebook, I do not have a ¬†Twitter account, I don’t know what Instant Messaging is all about and as of this morning my preferred methods of communication were sms (no abbreviations or short form for me either) and email. To some, I am a ‘technology philistine’, but truly I was having…