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In conversation with Sam Okyere: Ghana’s Rising Black Star in Korea

Just hours after arriving in Seoul, I’d already heard the name “Samuel Okyere” mentioned to me whenever I introduced myself as a Ghanaian… And the pattern continued late into the evening. Continue reading

Hang out with Soo and Kai in Samseong (pt 2): reconnecting after DR


with Soo in 2013 as volunteers in the Dominican Republic with Good Neighbors…

From Santo Domingo to Seoul – friendship beyond borders

I first met Soo when I volunteered in the Dominican Republic in the summer of 2013. The young Korean volunteer who at the time was doing a 1 year placement with charity organisation Good Neighbors DR, was my flatmate during my one month stay with the organisation. We got along instantly, going as far as cooking dinner every evening together and sharing our cultures: Ghanaian and Korean!

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Let’s do Lunch: An Urban Girl’s Guide to Making Contacts – and Keeping Them!

“Let’s do Lunch: An Urban Girl’s Guide To Making Contacts – And Keeping Them!”

Credit where due: My friends make it easy

Contact Keepers: My friends make it easier to keep in touch

If making contacts – and keeping (the important part!) was my forte over the past decade, I probably wouldn’t have come up with the idea to start a blog which essentially taps into why I’m pretty s*** at keeping in touch – even though I’m the type of urban girl who wants to know ANYONE and EVERYONE of relevance! Any evidence that suggests otherwise is Continue reading

#Art4Change blog… Follow the journey to Haiti!

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I’ve set up a blog dedicated to all things #Art4Change, a project created by me – Kai Lutterodt! Please subscribe so you can follow the journey which starts on the 19th Aug in NYC then shortly after Port-au-Prince where I’ll be teaching arts and crafts to children living in camps. www.art4changetheworld.org Continue reading