The Trials of Fatimah- the struggles of an orobo Part 6

Sorry, I had to pause the story for a while. Some wise guy was posting my story on his blog under the title “The fat diaries of kike’ (not a bad title). So I patiently put it on hold so and I cheerfully waited to see what he would post next. His readers were on…

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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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Continuing the circle of domestic violence

A friend of mine contacted me last week asking for information as how to obtain a divorce in Nigeria. I have not practiced in over 2 years but I dealt with a lot of divorce matters in my time. I was able to tell her what she needed and directed her to a lawyer. I…

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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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Past birthday Selfies 2009-

11.12p.m It is still my birthday!!!!!!!!! (stolen from Dexter’s lab). Birthdays has always been a big deal to me and I have tried to mark it or the other………….save for this year. I was too tired from Beebee’s party to do anything significant. So I decided to share birthday selfies of the last 5 years.(well…

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Rant- I am no Super mom!!!

Hello everyone, a few days ago, I wrote a short piece titled ‘I don’t get religion’. While I was extremely careful not to bash any religion, I guess just writing about religion in any light that is not 100 percent positive is controversial (as I feared). While I did get a lot of positive feedbacks,…

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Three weeks and counting………. Party Planning commences

My Beebee is three weeks old today. Hurray. She marked the day by being miserable all afternoon. Such a champ. She didn’t cry or fuss when being held, but as soon as she is put down, she becomes really uncomfortable. I Was very worried even though my mother in law assured me it was normal….

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Open Letter to Aida Zoe

So my little BeeBee is 2 weeks and 4 days now (Feels way longer) It has been an interesting learning experience. Good news! I am 10kg down already. Hurray (No, I am not exercising or dieting or deliberately trying to lose weight yet. I am vain but I am not that vain). I am eating…

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And her names are………….. Drum rolls please…..

Happy New Year……..I guess. Sorry. I am not really big on New years. It only serves to remind me that I am getting older, that I am NOW in my late 20s and swiftly approaching the dreaded 30. I still feel like 21 at heart. So today was my baby’s naming ceremony back home. The…

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As the years ends for Hera Pereira…………..

As the year slowly comes to an end, I take a look back at my 11 month old baby blog. I started out with so much fire….. so much enthusiasm. I had a million things to write about. I was going to have a blast with this. I was going to be the best blogger…

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How Time flies……….It is a year already………

Can’t believe it has already been a year And what a year it has been Quarter of the year was spent thinking of creative ways to kill you You spent half the year wondering if I was an alien ….(I will never telllll…..) We have had incredible highs and lows We are still here…… Learning…

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The racist dogs of Al Burhama

One hot sunny day in September, I looked outside my kitchen window, and saw an indian labourer walking down the deserted street. Nothing unusual until two dogs started racing towarda him barking ferociously. When he turned to face them, they started retreating slowly but still growling. When he turned to resume walking, they became to…

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