From West Africa To The East Village

Growing up in suburban Canada, I often dreamed about the places I wanted to see, the streets I wanted to walk, the experiences I wanted to live. I would see photos of the red dirt in Sub-Saharan Africa and yearn to muddy my shoes with it. I would read about a little independent coffee shop … Continue reading

That Time I “Acted” on a Ghanaian Soap Opera

Living in Ghana definitely has its downsides. There were the injuries from falling into an open gutter, my flooded floors after a rainstorm, those weeks my bed was infested with biting ants, that time I had malaria and the water was out, and those nights spent staring at the ceiling during a power outage when … Continue reading

This Could Be Anywhere In The World

Sometimes when I’m out and about, weaving my way into the social fabric of this place, I lose track of where I am. Sometimes I forget the history of all that surrounds me, fail to hear the international accents, feel comfortable as though it’s home. Other times I’ll notice something or look beyond the lights … Continue reading