The Shadow Hunter

It’s high time somebody developed an app that will allow people switch off their shadow when they want to because apparently, having a shadow is now a crime in Lagos. Some nights ago, my sister and I were rushing to catch a bus at new garage when she decided to stop by to price a … Continue reading The Shadow Hunter

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

I drew down the sleeves of my jacket and hugged myself tightly. It was becoming unusually chilly for a hot afternoon. I looked around, then at my wristwatch. It was fifteen minutes past two. Vincent was running late. Why was he taking so long? I had befriended Vincent at the cemetery. Ever since my parents … Continue reading UNFINISHED BUSINESS

My brain functions like a power point slide. 

Okay. The honest truth is, I am very forgetful and I have a very, very short attention span. It's a lot of work to really get my attention. I'm staring at you and nodding could just be me trying not to make you feel like a radio. 😂😂😂My brain soaks information up and then tucks … Continue reading My brain functions like a power point slide. 

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

Raindrops and Kisses

The clouds are gathering, you said. Let them. They've come to watch two lovers walking through a park, I had responded. We giggled and walked towards the Lagoon. The sky with it's darker hue of blue met with the water across the horizon, blending into a perfect work of art. God's art. It's beautiful, I … Continue reading Raindrops and Kisses

#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

ON: Dad embarrassing his little girl. 

I happen to be one of those who experienced early maturity. I mean developing  breasts when my mates were still running around topless. I had my first bra when I was 10. I remember clearly that sunny afternoon, I was outside the compound with my dad when this woman with all sorts on a tray … Continue reading ON: Dad embarrassing his little girl. 

Tuesday Top Five: Books of the year. 

I'm really not good with reviews so pardon me if It's not enlightening enough.  1. The Origin by Dan Brown.  Where did we come from? Where are we going? I've read all his books and I'm familiar with the amount of research he puts into writing. I was so eager to know the answer to … Continue reading Tuesday Top Five: Books of the year.