Another random blog post before I head off for my fieldwork for two months or so, where I will probably be beyond the reach of internet, telephone or even electricity for the most part of the trip. Lately, I’ve become a big fan of writing in Markdown, and more I use it, more I like...

What an ordeal I had to go through to spend a weekend in Tamale! On Friday I finished my work in the village by mid-morning, hoping I would be picked up by a friend who was supposed to be passing by the place before lunch. As it happens so often here, I waited and waited...

Time: Practically Sunday night, Technically Monday morning – 01:15 hrs (GMT) Location: Tamale State of Mind: Unknown Playing in Background: Andrea Bocelli (Vivere – The Best of Andrea Bocelli) Reason for Staying Awake: Got 2 hours of good sleep earlier before being woken up by some noise outside the house (party people returning from the...

Work without end, struggle without work It wasn’t my plan to set off with an unfinished paper in hand (on computer rather), but thats was happened. I could probably find many “genuine” excuses but the most genuine of all the excuses – and which isn’t really an excuse – is my excessive procrastination. In any...

I’m typing these lines at the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, ((As you can see I am posting it a couple of days later. I had wanted to post it from the airport but a 5 Euro per hour internet put me off!)) and not surprisingly its raining outside – coming after a couple of weeks...