Am I the only one that sometimes finds herself wishing that life had some sort of manual? I mean, something of sorts detailing everything we ought to do if ever a certain situation presented itself before us. Continue reading I’m Probably Gonna Burn Again
As Black History Month comes to an end, we’ve seen phenomenal black people being celebrated. We are reminded of the things we innovated, how strong, smart and resilient we are. What makes this month special is the release of Black Panther, the first superhero movie to feature an African lead and first Black super hero since the times of Blade and Hancock.
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There’s a bench in the park that’s keeping all of my secrets
On it lies the things I have seen with my ears and the things I have heard with my eyes
On that bench I watch things
Most days I watch humans Continue reading The Noise in the Silence
So, I have talked about the weather, the heating system, coats, partying and a bit about Ottawa city in my previous posts. Today I wanna share my Canadian dating experience. Hold tight, this is one bumpy ride. Continue reading Culture Shock for the African in Canada – Part 3
First significant lesson I learn upon exiting the airport and heading home is that in Canada, interior places are almost always warm in winter while exterior places make you feel like one that bears the brunt of Rose’s betrayal in Titanic.
Now that I have actually experienced icy weather, my doubts about Rose’s commitment to Jack on that ship and specifically on that piece of door in the open ocean have been cemented. No, I will never get over it. She let him die people. It was freaking cold. He was freezing! I…I…I just can’t. 😭😭 Continue reading Culture Shock for the African in Canada – Part 2