Nollywood and You: The Power of a Narrative

I'm yet to go pick up my cat just because my mum keeps threatening she'd kill it when I'm not at home. To her, Cat = Witchcraft 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️ I digress. So, one evening I was coming from the atm with cool #500 naira notes sizzling in my purse when this woman stopped me. I knew … Continue reading Nollywood and You: The Power of a Narrative

5 Reasons I'm Not Excited About November

Ever since I woke up this morning and realized it was the 31st of October, I've been dreading the end of this faithful month. I know the rest of the world can't wait to be over October. I mean, it's about time to waltz into the pre-christmas month. I, on the other hand will gladly … Continue reading 5 Reasons I'm Not Excited About November

Proud PhD Holder in Bus Hustleology

Honestly with what just happened, I deserve a PhD in Bus Hustleology. Abeg, no yab me. 😌😌😌 But wait, what is happening in this Lagos? The traffic has become a giant Hydra swallowing up everyone and everything. Anyways, back to the gist. So, I have been at the bus stop for over 40minutes waiting for … Continue reading Proud PhD Holder in Bus Hustleology

ON: Witch Hunting

Growing up was a whole lot of fun. We lived in a large compound that housed six families with an average of two children per flat. There was never a dull moment...well, except for when our parents forcefully kept us inside. We would Invent various kind of games during the day and converge for meetings … Continue reading ON: Witch Hunting

#6wordstory – 10/5

The world system by default has a way of trying to put you in a box. It tries to dictate to you what the "ideal" life is and how to live it. Pressures are mounting by the very fact that you need to fit in just right into the society standard. From getting the perfect … Continue reading #6wordstory – 10/5

#6wordstory – 9/5

I've been under so much pressure lately. I hardly get enough sleep. Combining keeping up with the blog with a full time job is having it's toll on me. Migraines have become a part of my everyday life. My body doesn't feel like mine anymore. I don't work well under pressure. Yesterday, I had had … Continue reading #6wordstory – 9/5

Life's a Beach.

 Tears began to form a puddle at the base of her eyes as she looked from the paper to her beautiful family; her happy family that had no idea they could anytime be without a wife and mum. “I’m sorry ma’am but you’ve been diagnosed with advanced leukemia.” 

The Handkerchief.

I sat in the comfort of the darkness in my room as I held on to the only piece of material that reminded me of him.  I brought the handkerchief to my nose and inhaled deeply.  Our love story had been cut short.  I sighed as I thought of the events that led to this … Continue reading The Handkerchief.