Sunday, November 10, 2013

Almost a week in Lagos...Is Mercury still in Retrograde?

After just about 12 hours of flying, I arrived in Lagos on July 28th at around 7:30pm. Due to the wahala (trouble) of going through customs and waiting....It is so funny how can go through an experience and totally forget it.  I wrote this post two summers ago and never finished.  The coincidence is that today is the last day of Mercury being in Retrograde.  How ironic, that I would come across this draft today.  Tomorrow, I will decide to continue blogging again.  Not a decision that should be made today. lol!

Friday, August 24, 2012

Friday, August 3, 2012

The Lagos that we rarely see..

Talk about "Lagos Cribs!" Yesterday, I saw some amazingly beautiful homes in Lagos. Of course everyone is not living like this. Like in any country class issues exists. However, I think it is important that people from the outside world know that countries in Africa are not just one way. So often we are bombarded with images of poverty, war and disease, causing us to actually believe that this is all the continent has to offer. Of course, these issues are important, but, if we only view a huge continent in this one way, it leaves us ignorant and extremely far from a feasible solution to deal with the key social and political issues at hand. Although we may not realize it, these very issues directly and indirectly relate to daily existence.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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