Jan 18th, 2013
When I was in Ethiopia a few years ago, I visited many Ethiopian Orthodox churches. I was fascinated by the liturgy, conducted in Ge’ez, an old church language that is no longer in everyday use. I did not understand a word but neither did most ordinary churchgoers. The priests would, of course, te...
Nov 7th, 2010
Mad love to Gifty Abena Otiwaa Arhin for getting me excited enough about a topic to blog about it. Paa Kwesi, I haven’t forgotten about yours but you have to agree that Gifty has burned you small with her topic. Waist beads. Ahondze. Ei ei. look at this picture, and tell me. Where do we [&helli...