Week in review: back in business


I hope you've all had a wonderful week. 

It's now just over a week since I returned to the UK from a fantastic trip home to Kenya. Though of course I'm already homesick, the positive vibes just keep on mounting. The sun has been shining continuously (which is really saying something, here in the UK) and I've just returned from one of the most enjoyable weddings I've ever attended – the bride being one of my oldest friends. Her and her groom's love of dancing influenced the theme of the event and as a result, two days later, my legs are still aching!

Let the good energy continue for us all. 

Here's a recap of posts from last week:


Thanks as always for taking the time to read and to share comments, facebook appreciation and tweet love. Remember, you can also get blog updates as well as extra links, ideas, news and info via facebook (afriloveblog) and twitter (@afrilove).

Have a great week everybody, be proud and be inspired!

Lulu x


 Image: Stoned Cherrie. See post for more details.

Togo Independence Day with artist Paul Ahyi


Togo celebrates 51 years of independence today. What better way to celebrate than to share the work of the man who designed the Togolese flag! Renowned artist, the late Paul Ahyi, worked in a variety of mediums including sculpture, ceramics, pastels, eaux-fortes and Zota – drawing with fire (not to be confused with pyro-engraving). A true renaissance man, Ahyi also wrote poetry and published several articles. Here are a few images of Ahyi's work (please take a look at his site for many more)

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