Cairo life is different and interesting🤪 pt. 2

So I have been back in Cairo since August and I have realized a couple of things. I STAND OUT not really as a black woman because there are a lot of us here in Cairo but as a black woman in this body with red dreds and colorful earrings and clothing. I get a…

The interesting details of Cairo life pt. 1🤪

After taking the first part of the school year off and living in Boston, I was offered a position at a school in Cairo where I could start early because the counselor got sick and left.  So in April I packed 3 suitcases and moved to Cairo to start a job as a Middle School…

Dang…how will I survive unemployment?😒

So summer 2017 ended and I was unemployed for the first time in my adult life.  I was not scared because I would be staying with my Mum in Boston until something came up and I was believing that I would find an opening mid year.  Honestly, while I was grateful to have time to…

A better year in Addis😉

Personally the second year in Addis was so much easier, I decided to sell my car and move to the apartment complex down the street from the school so I could walk.  It was the best decision I ever made, it made my life so much happier.  The apartment where I moved was newer and I…

Welcome to the Motherland…well Ethiopia🤗

ICS Addis flew me out to visit the school when I was still in Kingston and during my visit there were a couple of say what now? realizations I encountered that I knew would present some challenges for the bougie, introverted, unycorn me 😏😏😏 that Addis is dusty, dirty and the traffic is horrific (worse than…

This is me…who am I part 2?😜

The background continues… it’s a little long but bare with me 😛 When I moved to the US  from Barbados at the age of 11 in December it seemed like punishment because it was the coldest temps I had ever encountered.  Oh Boston your weather have only gotten worse 😂😂  To this day I still hate winter, can we…