SIDE CHICKS GETTING BOLD.

There are days where I am able to create contents bam bada boom and there are other days where it seems like I will not be able to make my every day target and then an epiphany happens. So, the world has gone crazy. We already know that. Things that used to be taboo or…

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It is the little things….

A while back, I was in Nigeria. I went to see my mother. It was hot and I was grumpy. My folks have decided to issue a cold war with door bells because they refuse to install them. So there I was, grumpy and angry, waiting for my mum to pick my call and open…

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Just When I Think I have heard it all….

In a country like mine. it is easy to get jaded Corruption is so deep and bad governance is so common place President is ill. Spends 3 months in a London Hospital Spent billions in building a state of the art hospital in the capital Apparently, that is not good enough for the president No No….

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The Reluctant Cat Lady

I am not an animal person. I don’t like cats. I don’t like dogs . The only pets I have ever had,were my gold-fish, Hassan and Hussein and you remember how THAT turned out but for a period of time, I become the relunctant unofficial owner of five….. FIVE!!!!!!! cats. February 2017. Someone moved away from…

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Follow your own path

I remember when he first announced to us that he was going to study medicine. We were very young… I think I was 14 then. I vehemently kicked against it because i thought he was too ‘playful and un-serious’ to be a doctor and believed that our mother was behind the push …having a doctor…

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The Trials of Fatimah- the struggles of an orobo Part 7

Before reading , be sure to read Part one to Six of Fatima’s journey Here   Excerpts Bose pinched me….hard. I startled. She had a smirk on her face and I translated it to mean ‘don’t fall my hand”. I smiled weakly and followed them in. The place was amazing. The decor looked like something out of a…

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The bridesmaid specialist is now the bride

Hello people. Remember I posted an article a lifetime ago about how my sister was always asked to be a bridesmaid and I never was…..almost never was. read that HERE . I am excited to announce that the bridesmaid specialist is now the bride.. hurray. This weekend, a wise wise young guy took another of…

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He is attracted to his wife’s best friend. Should he tell his wife?

Hello everyone. I stumbled upon the post on Nairaland, Nigeria’s number one public forum and my favorite pastime. This poster was having a problem and decided to ask for advice from the forum. Really I don’t know how to start this or how it all began, don’t get me wrong I love my wife and…

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The Childless Nigerian Wife

I came across this post from my one of my favourite bloggers and friend Ilsa Aida and it inspired me to write this. Here are a few excerpts That beautiful day arrives. You dance, you are excited, you feel beautiful, finally you have been joined at the hip with the man of your dreams (or…

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The title “Mrs”

Nigerians are obsessed with marriage. It is an unescapable and undeniable fact. As soon as a girl finishes the university(some even before), the questioning begins “Do you have a serious boyfriend?” Why will u bring home a man for us?” As she gets older, relatives start to broach the subject as well. As she nears…

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My Judgmental Friend ruined one of the best Moments of my Life

Hello everyone. So the The dogs of Al Burhama are back again and even more organized. As I was preparing breakfast for my boss, I noticed another boss(dog) accompanied by two other smaller dogs. They were racing towards something, barking ferociously. Their target turned out to be two other dogs behind a net fence. Obviously…

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Girls are Hyenas. No such thing as a Girl Code

Hello everyone. Happy Sunday. Now a bit of good news before I delve into the issue of today. Read yesterday on Yahoo that a man who started an exercise regime, developed an illness called Rhabdomyolysis (the ‘R’ is silent….I think). His muscle fibers deteriorated to the point that his urine turned to Coca-Cola (his words,…

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