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

Monique's Musings

February 27, 2014

An Open Letter to Cameroonians…

Dear fellow Cameroonian, How are you? I hope fine, though I doubt it. I doubt it because I hear you grumbling all the time. One of […]
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 […]
February 6, 2014

Another Kind of Love

Welcome back to my train of thought people… The year is officially old as we roll into the second month. February is known for a lot […]
January 5, 2014

The Problem With New Year Resolutions…

Everyone loves a fresh start. I for one am addicted to fresh starts. I need to start a new project on a Monday or the first […]
December 15, 2013

Musings on Mandela

Mandela’s death has brought about so many recollections on his life, work and what he stood for. I don’t think anyone of my generation can attest […]
December 15, 2013

Coming Home

   There is a long standing joke that about Cameroonians who leave the country dusting literally dusting their hands off it and till when they die, […]
November 28, 2013

The Things We Allow

Have you ever heard the saying “The minute you settle for less that you deserve, you get less than you settled for?” Well I’ve been thinking […]
November 10, 2013

Constant Reminders for Feminism

Some people say: Feminism is no longer necessary, if at all it ever was.  They say we no longer need the concept and women are now […]
November 4, 2013

So What Is Cameroon Famous For?

So I was wondering what to blog about when a facebook chat with a new East African friend inspired this. She asked me what Cameroon was […]
October 21, 2013

The Arm-chair Activists

           We see them everyday, at least if you frequent Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter and the like. Calls to action reports about how bad the government is […]
October 15, 2013

We Need New Heroes

News of Georges Bwelle the Cameroonian Doctor nominated for the CNN Heroes awards spurred me to think of our heroes. If someone was to ask me […]
October 8, 2013

A Woman’s Might and Yet Her Plight

   I was helping a friend’s daughter with her homework the other day, and she all of nine years was defining the word apartheid. I had […]