Nyima and Ebou at New Year

A new years wish

Happy New Year to my family and all my friends wherever they may be. The beginning of a new year should not be reflecting on where we are, because we still have a ways to go, as human beings, individuals, and people collectively to make the world a better place. First we have to look […]

LIFE-its mystery and magic

(Picture – These children deserve a decent future too, not just poverty and deprivation) “Whatever you can do or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. At the moment of commitment, the entire universe conspires to assist you.”                                                                         Johann Wolfgang von Goethe This is one of the […]

Life’s Journey – enriching lives and valuing contributions

"You will never be completely at home again because..............of loving and knowing people in more than one place." (girlgi com)

Humanity at the crossroads

The solutions to what ails Humanity doesn't exist in talk.... it will require imperative and significant actions related to human beliefs, behaviours and actvities.

In the midst of despair, life, love and hope

Despite the despair, fear and longing for stability, it has to be remembered that life is still full of wonder, visible care, love and bewilderment all around.

Finally -perhaps a glimmer

A new beacon and a new standard to light the way into the future.

Love and its Magic

I have been lax in my writing since I came to The Gambia and have begun to think it is time to get back to it. I normally write when the muse visits and compels me. It begins with an idea, a thought or a title, which I let gestate in my head and my […]

As foundations collapse

(Picture: My neighbours dressed for their own special day) As we near this Christmas season, when Christians celebrate the birth of Christ, we find a celebration that has morphed into a celebration of consumerism unhinged. It is the pinnacle of sales and profits for those engaged in the capitalist world of retail, the time when […]

On being alone – a world without self

A bout of inner ear infection in September knocked me off my feet for a couple of weeks providing me time and space for thought and reflection. Its been almost two years now since I left Newfoundland and Labrador and journeyed to The Gambia. Even though I had been here twice before for a total […]