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Burgled In Ghana

Burgled In Ghana

Although this actually happened over 1 year ago now it feels as though it was just yesterday. I've spoken about it on video but I never did get around to writing down my true feelings of what it was like to be burgled in Ghana. At the time I was 6 months pregnant and...

Why Am I Not Ghanaian Enough For you?

Why Am I Not Ghanaian Enough For you?

 In one of my recent posts I talked about the rise in the number of people from the diaspora returning to Africa to live and start business, to press the reset button on life so to speak.  Whilst this is great news in terms of Africa and its economic growth potential...

Why We Are Fed Up And Moving To Ghana

Why We Are Fed Up And Moving To Ghana

Today there are an incredible amount of people moving to Ghana and Africa as a whole. If you have picked up any type of newspaper or even read any type of social media content you will have seen or heard it. This group of people are called the diaspora. The meaning of...

Mole National Park

Mole National Park

Mole National Park in Ghana is definitely on my bucket list of places to experience.  Travelling by car it will take me approximately 12 hours, lots of toilet breaks, a few tears and some snacks along the way to get there. And that's not even including the children...

What is Waakye?

What is Waakye?

I’m going to have to start my sentence with “I don’t understand how Ghanaians can eat waakye for breakfast”.  If you take a look at waakye you will see it’s a WHOLE meal.  I’m talking breakfast, lunch and dinner all rolled into one. Being raised in the UK, breakfast...

Beauty in Colour

Beauty in Colour

The most beautiful thing to me about living in Ghana has got to be the vibrancy in colour of EVERYTHING. Even our soil is a beautiful colour. My greatest passion when I first moved to Ghana has to be the African cloth. Although from my understanding Ghana doesn't...

Why Moving to Africa is Important

Why Moving to Africa is Important

Moving to Africa or Ghana is never going to necessarily be an easy move.  So why do it? Thats the question a lot of people ask themselves.  I hear a lot of negativity from people when I ask them if they would ever move "back home".  It usually runs along the lines of,...

Marvels Mini Golf

Marvels Mini Golf

I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by Marvels Mini Golf. I had heard lots of good things about it but had never had the opportunity to go. We went on a Wednesday afternoon and it was completely empty (probably due to the fact that it was a school day). We had...

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A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Hi, I'm Dela the face behind Brown Skin Mama. I'm originally from the UK but now live in Ghana with my husband and 4 children. I'm on a journey to discover more about being a mummy to little people whilst retaining a life that makes me Dela. Lets learn together.

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