Trip to the United States: Part 2. history /ˈhɪst(ə)ri/

"the whole series of past events connected with a particular person or thing."     The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), September 2019. Photos by Emilie F. Yaakaar. All Rights Reserved © 2019

Trip to the United States: Part 1. ‘A People’s Journey’ & Exceeded Expectations

As I walked without hurrying, it dawned on me I hadn’t felt that serene in a long time. Trying to soak up the moment, I breathed deeply, pausing my mind and contemplating my surroundings. Next to me, a squirrel ran across the grass towards a tall leafy tree, ultimately disguising itself with the brownness of… Continue reading Trip to the United States: Part 1. ‘A People’s Journey’ & Exceeded Expectations

Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part. 5 Opening a New Chapter in My Life

When I applied to study BA International Development at university, it was purely out of genuine interest. Profession-wise, I had no idea what I wanted to be or where I wanted to work after finishing the degree, other than do something in the non-profit sector. It wasn't till my second year of university that I… Continue reading Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part. 5 Opening a New Chapter in My Life

Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 2. vintage/ˈvɪntɪdʒ/

"denoting something from the past of high quality, especially something representing the best of its kind." "Ndar looks like a town stuck in timeless time, totally up-to-date, though still how it always was. Its buildings are full of colour and pastel tones, with detailed embellishments and classical styles. Just marvellous, makes you feel like if you… Continue reading Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 2. vintage/ˈvɪntɪdʒ/

Not Tomorrow, Today

I love taking pictures. If you know me personally, you have probably realised of this. Whenever I go to a new place, I need to carry my camera. Whenever I’m living an epic moment, I need to take out my phone and shoot it. Whenever I’m having great time with someone, I need to take… Continue reading Not Tomorrow, Today