The day I got bitten by a dog started off as any regular day that week. I had been on holiday at my Big Mummy's house, where I spent most of my weekends during the majority of my childhood. This house was my sanctuary, and housed many of my most treasured memories. It was in … Continue reading Collie.
So your girl turned 19 a few days ago, and she will be sharing some lessons she's learned, and some things she hopes to achieve in this final year of her teenage life. I am your girl. Heeeeeeeeyyyyyyyyy!!! Long time no post about what I've been up to. The last two months have been quite … Continue reading On turning 19.
Transcript: Dear Daughters, there are a lot of things they will have you believe. They will have you believe that suffering in silence is strength , and that putting up a mask of resilience is better than genuine tears. They will have you believe that you have failed yourself by being vulnerable, that you must … Continue reading Dear Daughters
Thinking of a round trip between Nigeria (Lagos) and London using Virgin Atlantic? Do you already fly Virgin? This post provides some pointers on what you can expect, and things to look out for. I recently journeyed back home to Nigeria for a few weeks and whilst I had a great time (eating all the food … Continue reading My Virgin Atlantic experience.
I found home in the broken frame of an elevated wooden house. A house drenched by rain, but none the less seething with petrichor: The sweet smell of moist soil and marshed vegetation that lingered within the crisp evening air and greeted my sense of smell with the firm grip of its intensity. It was … Continue reading Home.
When I was four years old, I developed a strong attachment to liminal spaces. I stayed up late at night, so I could crawl underneath the wooden frame that held my mum’s large Mouka foam, whilst everyone else was asleep. At other times, I remained seated on the pavement in our veranda long after my … Continue reading YELLOW FANTA
Egunughan, 2nd June 2005. The two men walked in to the sight of her dead body on the floor. There was a little pool of blood around where her right wrist was laid, and a jagged cut reared its ugly surface from the soft skin of her tender wrists. Mukia had killed herself. The first … Continue reading Oyé
Hi there loves ! I hope your weekend has gotten off to a good start. In today's post, I'm answering 25 questions about myself, and I'm excited for you to read the answers to these questions. I've been meaning to do one of these for a while, and I decided to give it a go … Continue reading Get to know me : Answers to 20 +5 questions about myself.
Hiya!!! It's me again, and this time I'm sharing 15 of my favourite quotes from ancient and not-so-ancient literature. This post was scheduled for earlier this week, but WordPress did not let me be great all week and so I could not post it! Thankfully, I’ve sorted the issue and the post is live better late … Continue reading Treasures from the past: 15 fab quotes from classic literature.
The first voice note is live on the blog!! *Insert Confetti* Journey is a poem which I wrote this month. It tells the story of childhood lovers and how they walk down a metaphorical path, reliving the memories of their romantic bliss. It also captures the very essence of their relationship and climaxes with how … Continue reading JOURNEY: A poem