Friday March 6th, 2015, marked 58 years since my home country Ghana declared its independence from colonial rule. Formerly known as the Gold Coast, Ghana was the first sub-Saharan nation to gain independence. This is a source of great pride, and we have so many reasons to celebrate. Every time I go home, I’m excited … Continue reading OOTD: Ghanaian Independence Day Slayage
Oh hey boos! It’s been a long time and I shouldn’t have left you (left you), without a dope beat to step to. Things have been cray cray on my end, but I continue to count my blessings and serve face at all times. I’ve missed you all so much. I promise to do better. … Continue reading Putting your Face on With Adjpants: Winter Glow Edition
Today I turn 30 years old, and I think it’s safe to say that nobody has ever been quite this excited about anything, ever. When people hear that I’m about to hit the big 3-0, they do that thing where there’s a wince and a sharp intake of breath (sometimes paired with a pat on … Continue reading I AM 30!
Ooooooo CHILE! You guys, it’s the May Bank Holiday long weekend here in London, and the sun is shining! I’m deliriously happy right now and feeling so blessed. Life is fabulous. God is so good; can I get an exuberant “Amen” in this place? *breakdances down church aisle, holding onto ludicrously large hat* In celebration … Continue reading Soundtrack to my (long) Weekend: Awilo Longomba- Karolina
This new series is going to feature a few of my favourite things. The little trinkets and odd bits and bobs that I love, and why they are so important to me. These are the things I would grab first if there was ever a “LAWD JESUS IT’S A FAAH” situation. First up! My beloved … Continue reading My Favourite Things: Silver Nameplate Necklace
There are few things I love more than Nigerian food. My dreams are filled with towering mountains of jollof rice, rivers that run red with palm oil, and forests of emerald-green bitterleaf. I was blessed to grow up in a home where both Nigerian and Ghanaian delicacies appeared on the dinner table. Whenever I visit … Continue reading A Taste of Home: 805 Restaurant, North London
This post should really be called “Soundtrack to My Life” because I’ve had this song on repeat for so long now. Growing up in my beloved Nigeria means that my heart belongs permanently to Afrobeat. Initially made world-famous in the 60s and 70s by the legendary Fela Kuti, Afrobeat has continued to slay folks up … Continue reading Soundtrack to My Weekend: Iyanya- Le Kwa Ukwu