PhD – Week 1

So last week was the first week of my PhD and I have been filled with so many different emotions. From joy and nostalgia at being back in academia at my previous university to stress and imposter syndrome at the amount of work I already have to do, to absolute excitement at actually doing theContinue reading “PhD – Week 1”

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”