Many a time, i call up my friend and this is how the conversation goes. "Jenny, I'm bored. Let's go out." "Go where?" "I dunno. Just somewhere. It's Christmas/Easter/Homowo, etc. I don't want to stay in the house." I whine. "Ok, how about the mall?" "Overcrowded" "Osu?" "Been there, done that." "So-so-and-so lounge/bar at East Legon/Cantonments?" "Have you got lounge money?" And so the conversation goes until we spend our afternoon/evening doing nothing but stay indoors. I lo
Until a few weeks ago, I had never heard about bubble tea. Apparently, it’s quite popular in Europe which explains why Africans who haven’t travelled outside of the continent wouldn’t know what bubble tea is. My curiosity got the better of me when, surfing through the internet, I chanced open a new bubble tea shop, soon to be opened at East Legon. After some further googling, I learnt quiet a lot about bubble tea and how it’s made. Although bubble tea has its origins from Tai
That tiny shop at the edge of the plaza, cowering right in the corner... That tiny shop that was overlooked on several occasions as we waltzed by looking at other locations... That tiny shop grew bold on our last visit to the area. It caught our gaze and held it, unwavering. It seamed to say "Look at me! I am right here!" That shop that I called tiny, said "cozy". That shop that I called different, said "hip". When I run out of descriptions, it winked at me and said "trendy".
Jack of all trades, master of none. First time ever designing a commercial space. So many things to consider, from where the wind blows to which window offers the best views. Prior to this, my most difficult task is organizing my closet for daily maximum efficiency. Hats off to all architects and interior design. PS, who knew brown and purple weren't such good color combinations? #Decor #BobaFro #Accra #BubbleTea
Choosing what drinks to offer your guests have never been so difficult. In all I drank more bubble teas in one week than I ever did in the three summers I was in New York City #Menu #Accra #BubbleTea #BobaFro