Very Busy Day

I have been out all day. it is 11.27 p.m in Qatar Day 10 of  my ‘not well thought out’ grand idea of writing an article every day I guess this is a ‘blogmas’ Maybe….. Anyways, I am terrible of sticking to anything But I must see this through to the end.  I am determined…

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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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KUDOS

Kudos to those who create content EVERY DAY!!! How do you all do it? Day 8 and I am feeling the heat So many things to write about and no “inspiration” to couch them in the best words. Totally stumped today Hopefully tomorrow will be better. P.S This still counts as a post. So I…

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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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Rest Well Shashi Kapoor

When I read online about the passing of Shashi Kapoor, I felt a profound sadness. I am not sure why. He was by no means my favourite actor but he was a part of my childhood (Hindi Movies were a staple of Nigerian homes in the 80s and 90s and some of us…..me specifically……still watch…

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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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Always the bridesmaid, then the bride and now the Wedding Planner

My sister has always had a connection with wedding. Right from when she was little, she was the one who was always the little bride and she grew older, she become the go to bridesmaid for every body…….and I mean everybody…….. from her friends to random cousins that we have never even met. I wrote…

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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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