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Timeless wisdom from Lebanese poet Kahlil Gibran. Written and first published in 1925 in Arabic. Also translated as “The New Deal”. Questions to consider on democracy, life, change, influence. Reading and adaption by Jemila Abdulai. https://soundcloud.com/misscircumspect/khalil-gibran-the-new-frontier

It’s been 5 years since I did my first big chop – in the sense of “going natural”; I had short cuts throughout high school in Ghana – I’m only just really understanding my roots, what it needs, what is a no-no, the works. The first time, I…

Playing small, betraying oneself. And for what? Impressions of security, of doing this and saying that, chalking one milestone up against the other. Expectation checklist covered. All the while ignoring, nay, dreading those beseeching eyes. The ones that bore deep through the vestiges of the soul, demanding, nay,…

Dance. If there’s one thing many Africans are good at, it’s got to be that. We move to an unmistakable rhythm. It’s fascinating what the human body can do and I’m always keen to capture the moment and movement. Sometimes it works, other times it doesn’t. But when…