I was at a merchant’s store to make a complaint about an item I had recently purchased. Truthfully, every part of my being wanted to scream. “That would be both ruthless and uncivil”, I thought. Honestly, it is sometimes a lot easier to be angry than to maintain calm. As I spoke to the sales… [Read More]
My writings at age 23 till now...
It is my desire to offer you my experiences across the different timelines of my life. I trust that as you take this journey with me, you'll come to appreciate viewpoints different from your own. Come aboard.
Usually once in a week, I would visit Mushin market (one of the municipal markets in Lagos, South-West of Nigeria). It is a great place to buy all kinds of food items, prescription drugs, raw materials for chairs, pillows, curtains, bags, shoes and several other things, though I only went there to purchase leather and… [Read More]
It had been a while since our last visit to one of our favourite playground/parks so we planned a visit for the weekend. As usual, that meant waking up early to cook and prepare the kids. I set to work. Everything was ready – food, water, drinks, ice, straws, disposable plates, cups, spoons, mats, clothes,… [Read More]
I held a corporate job for some years. Those years represent important chapters of my life that I am grateful for. Working in key offices allowed me to function in various roles and capacities, all of which added to my wealth of experience, posture and outlook. Another integral part of those times were the people… [Read More]
Got a call from one of the banks where I applied for employment. Apparently, they had sent me a letter a few weeks back and were wondering why I had not responded. They had scheduled an interview and needed to confirm if I would be available to attend. Thing is, the interview was fixed for… [Read More]
Among other things, I am a LOVER of coffee. Oh the taste; oh that fragrance when it is brewed! Back in the day, I’ll drink caffeinated coffee with or without cream as long as there was sugar in it. I recall joining the group of people who would take coffee because they wanted to stay… [Read More]