Tag Archive: Africa

Aug 04

Things fall apart.. visa style in Nigeria (Part 1)

The original title of this blog was “How (not) to get a visa for Nigeria” but in the mean time I have read a great and accessible novel by Chinua Achebe from Nigeria called “Things Fall Apart“ influenced by a poem by our very on WB Yeats. I guess it was not only the greatness of Guinness that …

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Jun 24

TIA… apparently

Hey.. look at this.. regular updates.. even I surprise myself.. at this rate I might actually join a more socially integrated medium of communication to get the message out to the masses… Anyway this had to be shared! Do ignore the early 20′s … cos well thats just normal… its the minus that is the …

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Jun 21

A soliloquy of random considerations

Today, I see the sun rise with tomorrow over yesterday’s dark times Over lands that harbor tales written in the blood of a people whose hands know not crime I hear the birds compose a melody to the Afro-beat of my heart beat For rhythm is the energy at the heart of every township child’s …

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May 24

Sometimes you just have to give in…

It had to happen. You resist and resist and resist. Put your defences up. Focus your energy on something else… and the minute you let your guard down… it happens. You fall in Love. Ah… now your all thinking that its some majesty lady that has taken my heart and you all want the gossip …

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Apr 05

The Art of Suspending Time by A Continent called Africa

Its true.. time doesnt exist in Africa.. and somehow I got sucked into it. I am trying to recall an expression somebody said to me a while ago. Germans mastered the art of Clocks, Africans mastered the Art of Time. And somehow, through the contradictions, for those who know what African timing is, that exist …

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