Culture + Experience

On the continent

May 30, 2015

If you had been following us on instagram (and sometimes our tumblr) you would known that I had been ‘chilling small’ on the continent over Christmas. For the most part of December I was in South Africa, the most part…

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Difference in treatment

May 27, 2015

I haven’t posted in ages, but this article has brought me out of the woodwork. I saw this posted by The Root via Okay Africa on Facebook. ‘Being Black in Thailand: We’re Treated Better Than Africans, and Boy Do We…

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Africa is all the same (apparently)

November 24, 2014

A few days ago a colleague started a conversation with me which somehow led to the subject of Africa. Just to give you a bit of context, he grew up in partly in Japan, the States and mostly Australia. He…

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No traditional wedding for me

November 16, 2014

A few months ago I was reading an interesting article about African traditional weddings and this particular line about Ghanaian weddings caught my eye. ’African wedding cultural traditions by country’ on Afrkyaconnect. The line was ‘The traditional ceremony is a…

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