Monthly Archives: August 2012

GOING TO SCHOOL WITH NO SHOES

Many of my African brothers and sisters would be familiar with the ‘I went to school with no shoes’ story. For everyone else who doesn’t, I will explain. When I was in primary school, I absolutely loved ‘Back to School’ … Continue reading

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‘THE AFRICA YOU DON’T KNOW’ CHALLENGE

When I initially started this blog I wanted to post material that would change people’s opinions of Africa. From the Africa they broadcast to you as being shady, dirt poor to a dynamically changing continent with promising intellectuals. I wanted … Continue reading

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RUNNING CONQUERS ALL…NEXT TO LOVE

So before I watched Usain Bolt do his thing, BBC decided to award me a history lesson. It was nothing like what I was taught long long ago in history class. It had loads of pictures, music, Martin Luther King … Continue reading

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IF YOU WORK REALLY REALLY HARD….

Is life cruel? Is it? Because somewhere along the line the super plan gets all weird and uncertain. Long long ago I always thought if you did everything right everything else just falls into place. So after working very hard … Continue reading

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