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Monthly Blog/Vlog Posts Recording reality as a Cameroonian woman, Writer, Academic, Advocate, and Believer

Monique's Musings

July 31, 2022

Thriving as a Cameroonian Child almost always requires rebelling… Let’s talk about why & how

One would likely get dismissed for suggesting that African parents ‘spoil their kids’ as much if not more than their Western counterparts. I’ve said as much […]
June 29, 2022

Of Poems & My Writing Journey…

Today, I’m thinking of the fact that writing no longer comes easy to me. I no longer feel as excited about penning down my thoughts as […]
May 31, 2022

An Antithesis of Popular “Inspirational” adages

One of my vivid childhood memories is of the day I learned the importance of knowing and understanding what you’re saying/singing. I was roughly ten years […]
January 10, 2022
Want to have a successful year? How are you defining success?
What if I told you, there's a way to guarantee you have a successful 2022? Well, I can; because a successful year all depends on how you define success. Here's a definition I recommend.
March 2, 2015

Feminist When I Want To Be- The Convenience of our African Feminism

    March is International Women’s Month, I knew I would write something in relation to the women’s movement, a sort of state of the movement speech, […]
January 6, 2015

Romance Meets Life: RML Woman: Monique Kwachou – Cameroonian Writer, Y…

Reposting this interview I had for a Nigerian blog Romance Meets Life.. Romance Meets Life: RML Woman: Monique Kwachou – Cameroonian Writer, Y…: Monique Kwachou is […]
November 27, 2014

On a Plethora of Things…

Hello once again to my little niche in the cybersphere.This time around I’m ranting on a plethora of things. I just couldn’t stop myself despite having promised […]
November 27, 2014

Words Left Unsaid

 Two days ago during one of my classes we discussed the Structural Adjustment Programs; policies enforced as a way to get indebted countries (mostly former colonies) […]
September 27, 2014

Travelogue Pt. 1

  Hello everyone, it’s been a while right? Well, Monique of Musings has been blessed to be awarded a Chevening Scholarship. YAY! J This prestigious scholarship […]
August 20, 2014

Musings on the news

I have wondered about what to blog about this month. Wondered because though Musings is all about my stream of thought sometimes our minds are riverbanks […]
April 22, 2014

Trending On My Mind

So I’ve had a lot on my mind this month, and the muse has been fickle and sporadic so I can’t say it’s given me just […]
February 6, 2014

Lets Talk Romance

My all time favorite line from a movie comes from Love Jones the African American romance of the year 2000. Darius the male lead says  “Romance […]