It was one of those rainy days in June. The city was Lagos, Nigeria. I was pregnant. Besides the usual traffic at some trouble spots, I’d say I had a smooth ride to the office that day. What a great way to start my working week, I thought. After the usual hellos, handshakes, fist bumps… [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.
We had spent five days in the hospital and it seemed like we would be there for at least two days more. As I sat and watched my son sleep after being given some injections for the pain, I kept thinking about the bill that we would have to pay when he is finally discharged…. [Read More]
I am a shoe maker! Ok, so I make clothes and accessories too, but I kind of like the sound of being a shoe maker more. Besides really loving the craft, it has a certain ring to it. Lol. By a friend’s referral (God bless him), I got a request to make a few shoes… [Read More]
I recall this one time, when my husband and I were dating, I went to see him at his office. The security guard at the gate would not let me in. He said that no member of staff was expecting any guests as he had no prior instructions to let anyone in. I was furious…. [Read More]
I was heading to work as had been the tradition for several weeks now, since my transfer to another branch of the organisation where I worked. I was really running late; besides, I wanted to get into the office before the showers began. I had no umbrella and I was commuting by public transport (specifically… [Read More]
A distant cousin of mine paid me a visit. She gushed about how she was in love with this young man whom she hoped to marry. I listened and smiled sheepishly as she spoke. (Don’t you just love fairy tales? I do!). She had concerns though and had sort out a couple of ways to… [Read More]