Date with the Love of My Life

There was a time in my life I didn't care about Sunday clothes. It was usually the day I put in the least effort into how I looked and would just throw on an outfit that looked like something the cat dragged in. After all, you are supposed to look sombre. It's church. I also … Continue reading Date with the Love of My Life

13 Reasons Why

13 reasons why is a Netflix original series based off a book of the same title written by Jay Asher. The story is centered around seven tapes left behind by a girl named Hannah Baker who had died by suicide, stating thirteen reasons why she took her life. It's a book that highlights bullying, sexual … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why

Get to know me in 29 question tags

Happy Monday everyone! It's a good day to be alive, uhn? Having people ask me about my writing made me realize just how much I have relegated it to the background. I tried to justify it by claiming busyness but the truth is, somewhere along the line, I lost faith in my writing. Watching others … Continue reading Get to know me in 29 question tags

29 before 29: I went on a blind date

Date StatsMy outfit: Navy blue t-shirt with light grey jeansHis outfit: Light blue t-shirt with dark grey cargo shortsDay: SundayTime: 6:50pm to 8:30pm Took my dad along with me to my date. I had actually given up on this blind date thingy because I wasn’t sure I wanted to put myself through the mental gymnastics … Continue reading 29 before 29: I went on a blind date

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Remembering Ikeja Bomb Blast

Photo by Prateek Gautam on Unsplash On this day in the year 2002, the city of Lagos was brought to it knees by the devastating explosions in the Ikeja Military Cantonment . I would never forget that Sunday afternoon as the sounds of explosions ripped through the city just as my family was about having … Continue reading Remembering Ikeja Bomb Blast

My First Fishing Experience

There is a river, popularly known as Odo Maidan, somewhere between Mile 12 and Agiliti. The first time I passed this route, I saw children playing and bathing in the river. The adults weren't far off as some of them had piles of laundry around them while a few were in canoes, casting their nets … Continue reading My First Fishing Experience

15 Questions with Yemi

Whatsuuuuuuup? Long time no post. I hope y'all have been good and taking life in gentle strides. Lately, I've had an influx of amazing souls and felt it would be a good time for a "get to know me" post. I guess it's the first of its kind too. *does a back flip* Sooooo, here … Continue reading 15 Questions with Yemi

From shutterbug to lovebug

I had used privilege to get into the hall. My 'tutor' was one of the commissioned photographers at Stand Up Nigeria. All I wanted to do was go watch comedians in real life for free. I wasn't prepared for what would happen next. At the peak of me enjoying the show, he handed the camera … Continue reading From shutterbug to lovebug

1020 Pieces and the missing peace

On July 20, I got an order for a customized jigsaw puzzle from a client. He wanted a customized version of our 1020-pieces plastic jigsaw puzzle and we were eager & elated to get to work once we got his payment confirmation. I would eventually be reminded that the production of a customized plastic puzzle … Continue reading 1020 Pieces and the missing peace

I kissed a married man

In my second year of Uni, I met this cute, portable sized boy. We happened to be in the same faculty and would often run into each other. We started to hang and a little sparky-sparky was born between us. However, for some technical reasons, we stayed platonic. Few years down the line, I ran … Continue reading I kissed a married man