Ana Elrich

A blog about everything and nothing

Africa’s best kept secret outside of Africa

As I have mentioned numerous times before on this blog,

June 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Maroon Resilience

Sometime ago I found this gem of a movie/documentary on Youtube by Herman van der Horst called Faja Lobi, which translates to “Burning Love”, the name of a popular flower … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · 4 Comments

Love in modern music

Now, I’m not one to claim that there are absolutely no love songs being made anymore. There are quite a few. You just have to search for them. These particular … Continue reading

April 17, 2017 · 8 Comments

I shall stand!

Have I ever told you guys how much I love Kassav? This band will go down in history as my all time favorite band. Their music transcends everything, including age … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · 3 Comments

Letter to Edmund

Hi grandpa, how are you? I hope you are well and doing better than you did here in this earthly life.

March 24, 2017 · 4 Comments

Write it down, make it happen (III)

  I realized I never posted about my ideal career, even though that’s  a pretty hot item right now in my life. I’m a very analytical person. I like to … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

God and me (2)

I usually connect with God through music of various origins. Some examples:

January 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

God and me (I)

I believe in something out there somewhere, that’s bigger than us all. Something that’s responsible for “it” all. This is the only explanation that makes sense to me somehow.The fact … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · 6 Comments

First memories

  I pride myself in having a very good memory. I have a problem with remembering number sequences and birthdays, but apart from that, I have no problem telling you … Continue reading

July 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

The old man, the little boy and the donkey

  I just love the Calypsonian Mighty Sparrow. His use of funny double entendres, his amazing ability to rhyme and just the fact that his sometimes 60 year old music … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · Leave a comment
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