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

Monique's Musings

November 1, 2016

An Ode to Those We’ve Lost

Last month I visited the United States briefly. After having spent almost seven years of my childhood there and returning home to Cameroon indefinitely, this trip […]
October 16, 2015

Returning Home Part Two: The Struggle is Real, Everywhere

I’ve been home exactly a month now. Along with the joyous reunions come the far from joyous realities. I’ve spent as much time correcting my fellow […]
August 27, 2015

Returning Home I: Redefining Patriotism

I’m going home!!! Just in case you missed the excitement, let me repeat myself: I’M GOING HOME!  *Insert wide smile here* Then here, insert a wobbly […]
July 13, 2015

How not to be the Dreadful Bushfaller/Returnee

Given the comment someone inboxed me I may have written too much on bushfallers already. Bear with me. These are my musings and for the moment […]
July 9, 2015

Self-Trafficking, Modern Slavery or the Wrong sort of Bushfalling

Two years ago around this same month, I had a conversation with a friend. We had only recently met. She had just returned to Cameroon after […]
October 29, 2014

Travelogue Part 2: Of Wanna-be-Bushfallers and Bushfalling

This might sound like a rant, but if you are a follower of this blog you should be used to it by now.  Some months ago […]
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, […]