Transformation by Marion Kilson

Transformation By  Marion Kilson Brought from inner sequestration  Into a guest-filled yard. Laid upon the ground at twilight; Lifted to the star— Not once but thrice. Distilled drink passes among guests;  Each one whispers the name. Each one sips from a coconut. Each one whispers again— Not once but thrice. The trash heap no longer … Continue reading Transformation by Marion Kilson

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Just athought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved?

Just a thought - The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved? I start bythanking the speakers for their brilliant thoughts on this tortured issue ofrace equality that is still topical several years after the first Race Relations Act was passed in 1968. Their views have been as divergent but no less important to … Continue reading Just athought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved?

The fantasy, the dream and the Brexit Vote.

What started out as an internecine war within the Conservative party has engulfed the whole country and turned into a farce with politicians billed as fantasists and dreamers, with some who are delusional thinking that they are realists. It was a Conservative leader Ted Heath, who in 1973 took us into Europe much against the … Continue reading The fantasy, the dream and the Brexit Vote.

Tribute to a modern day hero – Bra Ate Ofosu-Amaah

  Whilst we must stoically accept the passing of Bra Ate, because we knew that he had been unwell for some time, his death nevertheless leaves a deep void. The entire family and his many friends will continue to mourn the death of this man of many parts who played different roles in their lives. … Continue reading Tribute to a modern day hero – Bra Ate Ofosu-Amaah

Coming of age in Konforidua!…Ghanass, Beacon of the East

Som som som……som cocoa dua!  and we made a song out of it to the tune of Yiadom Boakye by Ramblers International – miyɛ ahɔhɔro wɔha,.. minim krom ha asɛm, mi pɛ nmaa na maware Konforidua was such a beautiful place in the mid-1960 and it is still on my retirement agenda for peace and … Continue reading Coming of age in Konforidua!…Ghanass, Beacon of the East

Time for Homowo again – 8th September 2018

Awo Awo Awo Awooooo!                 Mother oh Mother Agban ee                                             Agban the diety Bleku Tsor                                          Let Bleku rain/pour down Esu Esu                                               Water, plenty of Water Enam Enam                                        Fish, let us have a lot of fish manye Manye                                     Glory, let glory reign Adban Kportor                                    Let the food be in abundance       It is … Continue reading Time for Homowo again – 8th September 2018

Proverbial Gems: Book review of ABETEI – Modern Gadangme Emblems

  ABETEI – Modern Gadangme Emblems Created by Ishmael Fiifi Annobil, Totem ISBN 978 1 899151 08 0 2016 Proverbial Gems I have always been fascinated by Adinkra symbols that were popularized by Professor Ablade Glover with the posters that he sold from his studio at La and I led many tourist in the 70s … Continue reading Proverbial Gems: Book review of ABETEI – Modern Gadangme Emblems