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WORDS

I have been thinking about words lately. About how much power they have: to empower or dishearten; spread happiness or despair; create or destroy. I have also been thinking how often times, like a child who doesn’t know the difference between a knife and a piece of plastic toy, we wield our words carelessly especially… Continue reading WORDS

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Let’s Talk About Sex

At the beginning of the year, one of the things I resolved to do more of was to talk about a few controversial topics: one of them is sex. This article is rated NV for Non-virgin. Proceed further at your own risk. Sex is dirty. I don’t mean that in the holier-than-thou-my body-is-the-vessel-of-the-Lord kinda way.… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex

Africa · Ghana · Musings · Senior Year Chronicles

SENIOR YEAR CHRONICLES: FIELD TRIP

Some of my favorite times at the University have been our annual field trips. As part of our coursework as Geoscience students, we undertake annual week-long field trips to selected locations across the country to observe and study rock formations and other related geoscience-y things. The field trips have been basically hit-and-miss in terms of… Continue reading SENIOR YEAR CHRONICLES: FIELD TRIP

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THAT BLACK KID WITH LONG EARS AND A FUNNY NAME

I can’t remember exactly when I heard Barack Obama had become the 44th and the 1st Black President of the United States of America but I can recall a lot of the moments before and after. My school, which was fully boarding was secluded and removed from most of the occurrences of the outside world.… Continue reading THAT BLACK KID WITH LONG EARS AND A FUNNY NAME

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“WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO LOSE?” MY 2016 JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY

  If I could summarize my 2016 in one sentence, it’d be the question, “What do you have to lose?” Early in January 2016, I received a call from threesixtyGh asking if I would be interested in joining their writing team. I had only been writing for a year or so and had been blogging… Continue reading “WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO LOSE?” MY 2016 JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY

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SENIOR YEAR CHRONICLES: UNCERTAINTY

One fact about senior year is, no matter how hard you try to avoid them, thoughts of life after school always find a way of making their presence felt. It may be through an innocuous comment from a lecturer, a colleague exuberantly mentioning the plans they’ve got or even the carefree lifestyle of one’s juniors.… Continue reading SENIOR YEAR CHRONICLES: UNCERTAINTY

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Senior Year Chronicles: Pitching

I had a plan at the beginning of senior year: take up a number of extra-curricular projects in order to make effective use of the little time I’ve got left in school. Participating in an entrepreneurship challenge however was the farthest thought from my mind.  The Students Representative Council of my school was organizing an… Continue reading Senior Year Chronicles: Pitching