When I watch food programs on Netflix like ‘Somebody Feed Phil’ or the late Anthony Bourdain marching through the streets of Asia and tasting all the delicious street foods, I am filled with envy and a strange kind nostalgia.
We call it the greasy fry ups, all-day breakfast and a host of other names. British hotels are famous for making it. Hotels in different countries serve it. In Britain builders and construction workers love it! Yes! It is eggs, sausages, baked beans, fried tomatoes, fried mushrooms, fried tomatoes, black pudding, and toast. The full English breakfast in all its processed glory! I do not eat black pudding. That is going too far, but I have begun a habit of eating these on Sundays. I happily gobble it up and have it for breakfast or brunch.
So, I do not watch the news unless it is thrust in my face on google. I watch (Drum roll!)…. Real Housewives! My current one is Real Housewives of Cheshire. It is light, has British glam and is fluffy as a cotton candy.
Africa Fashion 2019 is nearly upon us! Get out all your African attires. Come learn all the fashion secrets. Over 70,000 visitors visited in 2018.
As an adventurous soul, I love to travel. It affords me the opportunity to explore new cultures. Travel costs money and I am still slowly making my way round the globe. I had thought about different ways to write this particular piece and decided to plunge straight in. So here goes!
What is your relationship with your hair? Search Google for hair and hundreds of articles will pop up and yet we all have our own unique story. Here is mine.
We are the product of colonialism but more than this are also the sum total of our African ancestors who passed on a strong culture and tradition.
It is hardly news that literature exposes readers to the culture and history of a people. Most of my life I have read and respected English literature and only came to know African Literature in my late teens. Not surprisingly Chinua Achebe says, “Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.”