New Beginnings

Historically, September has always been a month of new beginnings for me, especially academically. September was when I started the new school year, it was when I moved from summer dresses to light cardigans and coats. September is the month I harvest the last of my fruits and vegetables from my garden. So, this SeptemberContinue reading “New Beginnings”

The Virtual Cook

The kitchen filled with love and laughter As we embarked on creating the batter. The call to three countries reached In England, Germany and South Korea each Of us began the ritual of our Saturday bake. We all knew what we had to make, My Nutella-filled peanut butter cookie plate that LaReine had seen andContinue reading “The Virtual Cook”

Krio

I recently signed up to Krio language lessons. For those of you who do not know what Krio is, it is a language spoken in Sierra Leone. The Krio language originated from Creole in the 18th century, when freed slaves were could return to Africa to a place called Freetown (capital of Sierra Leone). SinceContinue reading “Krio”

Water

And there it was I thought. I sat on the edge of the boat looking out into the place where I drowned. The place of nightmares. The place that had kept me shaking throughout the night screaming out “water!”  It had been a great day, my third day in the beautiful Island of St Lucia. The dayContinue reading “Water”