Essays

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Here are several articles I published in an internationally circulated newsletter. The work was primarily in English, but as you may have read in my resume, I have also worked on projects with several companies doing Spanish writing and translation work, and I am fully bilingual in Spanish. I have been working as a consultant with Access Trips (www.accesstrips.com) as well, and have helped them with some of the fun, descriptive cultural and travel writing on the website. The following excerpts

Dr. Akinwande Oluwole Soyinka was born on the 13th of July 1934 to an Anglican canon, in Ake, (Abeokuta) Ogun state, Nigeria. He is a renowned Playwright, Poet, Essayist and Novelist. The highlight of his career came in 1986, when he won the Nobel Prize for Literature thereby becoming the first Black African to win such an award. On May 21, 2002, Dr. Soyinka was in the Netherlands to give a lecture entitled ’Tradition and vectors of expression’. This lecture was given in celebration of t

(Front cover, watercolour of fairy land with the golden sand, deeply and vibrantly coloured plants, baskets of jewellery lying around, jewellery hanging from every tree, elves ……) Xeepin, no longer fairy, only knew that she was on a journey somewhere. She could not remember where to, but she kept on walking till she came to a busy road and the first person she saw was a little boy named Tim. Now, Tim was a precocious young boy, not shy at all. He was 11 years old and even though he had

For over four centuries, ships travelling between the Atlantic and the Pacific had to sail all the way to the tip of South America where the Strait of Magellan provided passage between the two oceans. This changed on August 15, 1914 when the United States officially opened the Panama Canal. Located in the Isthmus of Panama, a narrow strip of land connecting North America and South America, Panama Canal has for over a hundred years served as the link between the Atlantic and the Pacific. Despi

Over the past few decades, there has been much debate and discussion concerning the impacts of the greenhouse effect and climate change on the planet. But while there is consensus among the scientific community that these can result in crises for society and the environment at large, just exactly what these crises are remains a question for many. In other words, people know that climate change due to the greenhouse effect spells disaster, but what specifically these disasters are is often unc