The head of the stockfish which I imagine the Norwegians used to toss in the bin is a particular favourite in many parts of Nigeria most especially the east as it adds an extra flavour that enriches the soup.
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.
When I was growing up in Nigeria, my nourishment for how Christmas was celebrated in the West were steady diets of American movies. We considered British movies to be boring and too realistic for comfort and would only watch British comedies.
This is about how two strong identities could increase our sense of otherness.
African Britishness In terms of identity, I do not feel totally African nor totally British. I therefore call myself an African British. I am a… ( Read More )