Throughout the day the sky blackens, then thunder rolls through each corner of the sky And the rains come. Water pouring from the sky, you wonder, how can the clouds […]
A young girl working at Konongo markets. Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend.
Kente cloth is the cloth of West African kings, although it is now used by many at any important occaision. It is made by the Akan people of Ghana and […]
Konongo home, not Newcastle home, as Jock defines it. The sea container arrived the day before we did, and it was such a lovely surprise. After a great week away, […]
Can you guess where we’ve been? We went to visit the Queen. Such a shame she wasn’t home. Wandered around Westminster. Welcome to Hogwarts. Went bear spotting at Paddington Station. […]
We have had an action packed few days. Here are some highlights: :: a walk through the drizzle to Hyde Park, onto Buckingham Palace, down to Westminster, and into the […]
Still stunned that London is only 6 hours from Accra, the children and I have slipped away for a week of school holidays. Look at that glorious blue spring sky! […]
I dropped off the children at school this morning and did a spot of grocery shopping on my way home. It felt almost normal…. …until I went to pick […]
Here is a video we made of me [Lill] and Cec playing against each other in Ghanaian mancala. They call it Owari. Hope you like it.
From the land of cocoa, but scant chocolate, comes a little easter treat. Inspired by my mate Helen, with the recipe from Delia Smith. Hope everyone had a happy easter, […]