Why I Hate Talent Shows

I recently attended a talent show–put on by med students. As I sat there watching my classmates a voice beside me echoed the sentiments in my head when she whispered: “I hate him, he’s good at everything.” Of course, neither of us hates him; he’s an excellent friend and classmate. I think we hate ourselves…

Life’s pace

I often hear that in places like Ghana, the “pace of life” is slower. But it’s not because people here are lazier, or just walk and talk slower. Allow me to demonstrate: It all started with a trip into town to buy some skirts. Not for me, for the other two girls. Though secretly wearing…