Gay Love In History, Take 1.5

So I have found that notebook, thankfully it was not sent to Nigeria with my other stuff. I am now in the process of analyzing the data I gathered. Anyway before the much anticipated ‘Take 2’ is published, I’d very much like to share a lovely story about a young page called Fuwa Bansaku and…

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…

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…