‘Don’t try to live as a Ghanian, it’s just not possible.’
(Belgian, who lives in Ghana for a long time, after two gins)

‘Last year we built the Atomium in the garden.’
(Expat, talking about the yearly Belgian party)

‘They don’t even know the difference between a quattro formaggi and a quattro stagiono.’
(Western man talking about the local waiters in a pizzeria)

‘Our guards patrol the whole night.’ 
(A Ghanaian security chief of a compound)

21 cedi = 6 €
(price of a mozzarella sandwich in Délifrance, Accra)

‘Of course, we seperate ourselves from the locals here.’
(Teacher of the Dutch School)