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In a "Tiger-Nutshell"

Updated: Feb 1, 2021





Chalé! Let me speak my mind. Let’s just clear the atmosphere, remove everything from our chest. You know, let’s just be honest with each other, and speak the truth and shame the devil. Now that I have your attention, let’s start…

To begin with, I AM NOT CHARCOAL! Charcoal is black! I am chocolate, a rich yet not so refined Kingsbite, we all know Ghana’s chocolate needs more refining, yet we love it anyway, yes that is me, you will love me anyway!

I am “T-Taller” standing at six feet three inches. An oak tree who fries kelewele and makes shito, and yet I can’t stand any form of spicy, ZERO! I fill people’s bellies for a living, with scrumptious and tantalizing meals, Sagaaa! I can cook o! You be there.

Now black is a colour, and to say it is my favourite will be unfair to white. So, if it’s not black or white, don’t ask me! Don’t even involve me! Look! Don’t bother yourself because it’s irrelevant. I will look and pretend to be interested but I am not. I mean…what kind of work is this?! Life must be easy! Two options…black or white? Choose one and let’s keep walking!

With a father who apparently won dancing competitions and a mother who danced at events to be sprayed with money so she could buy Papaye, I dance…very well…ok…in my head, I don’t get it. Sitting down, it’s awesome—I can bump my head to the beat. I mean I even got all the punches and pauses on lock down. Well until I stand on my own two feet and it’s all just a hot mess! I mean God! You could have been a bit more gracious! A twostep at least!!! But then again, who am I to complain? I mean when the dancing competition winner did eventually dance, more like attempted to dance, Yie! It was quite memorable. We ended up with something that could’ve been… Wait! Was it even a clap? See it was so off beat eh! I began to thank God for the head bumping because this one… And as for that money spraying bonanza…let’s not even go there.



Basically, dancing is not beans! And you asking me to either dance or die, will only mean you will be drinking malt at my funeral.

Chalé until the cock crows again, keep eating your kelewele “against” your pure water.

The Sun, Sunshine

And sunflowers

Chef Nii










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Chef Nii
Chef Nii
May 31, 2020

The mind is willing, but the body is weak!

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kwameotiduah
May 31, 2020

Learn how to dance boss. There are videos for that😜

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dorothyadwoaforsom
May 07, 2020

👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

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miranda.chrishelle
miranda.chrishelle
Apr 28, 2020

😂I love this 👏🏾👏🏾!

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