Life Update: Happy New Year

Sorry for ghosting you. It’s been months since my last blogpost. I just got busy with life. Actually right now I’m waiting for the 8:13 express train to our office. I realized this morning that I can blog during my idle time like this. I was consumed with the dread to go to work every … Continue reading Life Update: Happy New Year

Through the Lens: Malaria in Africa

Two years ago, I wrote this blog post about my near death experiences in Burkina Faso. I got sick with Malaria, missed a coup d'etat and a terror attack. That's why this photo is very important to me. Malaria changed me. I borrowed a couple of paragraphs from that post but you can always check … Continue reading Through the Lens: Malaria in Africa

My love-hate relationship with French (not the fries)

So I'm stuck for another more year here in Burkina Faso. A West-African French-speaking country. I've been here for over a year now. Because of that, everyone expects me to speak fluent French now. I also thought I can do a year and emerge victorious and with a new learned language in my pocket. But … Continue reading My love-hate relationship with French (not the fries)