Thank you for joining me here for the beautiful stories and photos of our expat stay in Accra Ghana – Lauren Simpson

“I hope you will go out and let stories, that is life, happen to you, and that you will work with these stories….water them with your blood and tears and your laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom.” – Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Seeing double at the Ga Mashie Twins Yam festival in Jamestown Accra

When my mom and I went on a walking tour of Jamestown Accra last year which I wrote about here, Collins our tour guide from Jamestown Walking Tours mentioned the upcoming well known Homowo and Chale Wote local festivals taking place in a few weeks time, and then he mentioned something about a pre-celebratory local…

Kokrobite Gardens – a soothing balm for the senses

I spontaneously enquire about Kokrobite Garden’s accommodation a few days before the weekend, hopeful that in these strange Corona times there will still be space. Our weekend plans are cemented when I get warm sounding voice notes from Caye, who owns Kokrobite Gardens with her husband Franko. She tells me in her beautiful Spanish soft-spoken…


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