Words continue to fascinate me

Grow  Wonder  Radiant The first 3 I wrote because of a game on the African Fashion Wear Facebook page (info@africanfashionwear.it).  I think growth is a quest most people have. To be better. To do better. To act better. To eat better. To live better. To friend better. To parent better. To relationship better.  Wonder. I…

R U ok? Very personal. Unedited.

There is now an R U ok day? I don’t know if I am ok with that. If it changes lives for the better then, yes. How do you respond to that question? How do you respond to the answer of the person who is hurting? If you asking the question is going to make…

7.5 things to do when when you can’t bake

One of my things is baking. I love it! It is one of the first things I remember learning from my mum. I should say one of the first enjoyable things I learnt from my mother.  It is my litmus test for how I am feeling. Urggggh! So maybe all is not well in my…

When your food does you Schadenfreude or Egusi Soup got AN’s back.

Today Schadenfreude was re-packaged and returned to me. Schadenfreude-return-to-sender: adjective.  Is what occurs when one cooks a correct pot of Egusi soup (goat meat, dried fish, ati be be lo, and all the trimmings) then takes a picture of it, no, not to post on Instagram, but to tension your friend who is also an expatriate (lives…

Tempting Tuesday treat

Smoked trout chunks Avocado bite-sized pieces Cherry tomatoes, halved Combine in a bowl and… You are most welcome!