One of the best books I have read is THE LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, autobiography of World Icon Nelson Mandela. Anyone who has read this book will have an idea of the struggle that South Africans went through in their fight against apartheid. Continue Reading
Some years back it was an unattractive profession in my part of the world, left to some old men and some not so well educated young men. By the turn of years, it has become a very attractive and lucrative profession and a lot of young and well educated people are engaged in it. Photography it is! Continue Reading
BarCamp Accra 2014 is a free networking event to bring people together for a day of discussion, demos and dialogue about Accra, Ghana and beyond. The event shall be held on December 20 at Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology. The theme is also “Expanding Excellent Entreprises”. This Barcamp event will be the 42nd organized by the GhanaThink Foundation, as part of its Barcamp Ghana program which is building a network of change makers, doers and entrepreneurs. Continue Reading
Many see love as merely a feeling; others as merely a choice. Love merely as a FEELING can best be described as having no patience to wait; it must be satisfied with its objects instantly. It is more sensual and selfish and wrapped up in immediacy.
Love as a CHOICE rises above feelings and the present to the unseen and the future. Though seemingly above feelings, it is not necessarily opposed to it; it works through it and makes it subordinate to its influence and end. It is more sacrificial and works “in spite of”. Continue Reading
Life presents us with so many choices including the type of relationship we want for ourselves and I believe everybody is entitled to their choices. However, sometimes I just smile when I hear people say they can NEVER be in a long distance relationship/marriage, they are not cut out for it n bla bla bla. I smile because I believe it’s a narrow mindset. Continue Reading
These swings can represent the positions people occupy in our lives; friends, lovers, family, business partners, schoolmates, work mates, acquaintances and the like. Life in its ‘cunning wisdom’ does not offer anyone a permanent position in our lives, not even our own relatives. Life employs agents like death to eject people out of our lives. As we swing along, many people are thrown off our lives. Lovers become enemies, friends become strangers, enemies vanish into thin air and death’s bloody claws snatch many others away to the unreachable world. Continue Reading
Once, I responded to a very interesting question from a young lady on whether it is best to get everything right before settling down with a man. I believe many are still pricked now and then with that thought. My humble answer at the time was that “sometimes the fear and carefulness to get everything right makes one get most things wrong”. Looking back now over a year since this encounter, I believe strongly that I can still stand by that answer. Continue Reading