Gay Love in History, Take 1

Once upon a time, my Chinese best friend (a.k.a eccentric Chinese) and I were in my room googling for pictures of hot African guys. While agreeing who was hot and who wasn’t and complaining that a lot of the men were too muscular, we stumbled across this. I initially did not want to click on…

The (Mythical) Curse Of Ham

Reading about slavery is depressing however reading about slavery philosophy is actually very interesting. I have finished reading about slavery for now and I think I understand, okay so maybe I do not understand however I know. It is not enough to read detailed accounts of the daily tribulations of slaves because that is as…

Interesting Fact Of The Day: Slavery

Above is a picture of all the books I have to read by next month (precisely 5th July…wait isn’t that next week?!). The books in the picture all have to do with Africa, the two on top are about slavery in Africa (one particularly focuses on women in slavery). Other books are about African empires…

Extra! Extra!

The post just before this one is very long and as always with me, there is a reason. I am off to London for a few days and I am still debating whether or not to take my laptop with me. I will be staying with my eunni and she does not have wireless internet…

Interesting Fact Of The Day

This fact is in similar vein with Sugabelly’s post on sexual license in Igboland particularly Awka but is based in present day Mauritania during an earlier period (the 14th century). I have been reading the accounts of the Moroccan traveller ibn Battuta and while he was in Iwalatan (the first district in the ‘country of…

Africa and Religion- Atheism

This starts my mini-series on Africa and religion, there are three all together (because 3 is a magic number seriously) and though the way I’ve split them up is a bit odd, these things have been on my mind for years and the only way I can free myself is to write. I must start…

It’s Raining!

Just for the fun of it…Rain (Jung Ji Hoon) is the face of an advertising campaign for a newly launched Korean cosmetics brand called Nature’s Republic and below are pictures and the official advert *giggle giggle*. This is my best pic! He looks a bit odd at the end of the video though, too muscular….