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Life can be tough! by Jcsgrl

The PSquare brothers captured it well in their song “E no easy” I find myself wondering out loud even shedding a few tears at how tough life has been. Like … Continue reading

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Goodness for goodness sake

It was merely a few minutes past 6 am and both passenger and driver were itching for their bed, pillows and a good sleep. For the driver, a continuation of … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sahara Desert Disc

For years I have fantasized about being a guest of Kirsty Young. Imagining how accomplished I will need to be before I could be banished to the famous Desert Island. Well, … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

TO THE DAURA-BORN GENERAL

Sir, Congratulations on your well fought victory. Without wasting much of our time, I wish to highlight a few salient points as a concerned member of the polity. 1. As … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Travel Diaries – Post Script and understanding the 70%

  My dearest “peepu”! If you follow my comments on BN, you’d have deduced that I’m back from Nigeria and, alas, didn’t keep you all updated with the blow-by-blow accounts … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

THE GAME OF THE WRAP DRESS

Everyday women get to play the game of the wrap dress; the tough choice between the freebies which solve your needs on the instant and your inner worth. And every choice you make has its consequences that linger. It’s either the easy way out with the many strings, or the tough way in with the uncertainties that wind up good eventually…or not.

January 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Travel Diaries (1) – Homecoming

So I made it back to Port Harcourt for Christmas but I never originally planned to make this trip. The only reason I did was because my parents badgered me … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · 3 Comments

2014 over and still single? Shall we Blame it on Jane Austen?

The year is over now and disappointments run deep for many singles who had hoped for the ring and trust social media the jokes are out. One such was a … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

A very merry Christmas to one and all! ❄️⛄️❄️

First of all, I can’t write anything without making my apologies for my absence in this zone… Especially after my earlier proclamations of putting down my many random thoughts in … Continue reading

December 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Story for the gods of Sheffield

It is not often that you tune into a radio talk show and hear that the upcoming section will feature a rape victim and her former lover who she alleges … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

ABUSEDAND LOVING IT – Part 2

“When you are able to break loose from the chain of abuse, and confidently thread your path, at the end of the day, you would have absolutely no room for anger and resentment, much less hate. All these negative, soul wrenching emotions are only able to consume you when in the midst of all the travails and less-than-good-enough life ‘being abused’ can make you live, you are put down and you stay down. You start with self-loathing and then while at it, even later, you are able to give only that which you have, nothing less…or more.”

November 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lady in the Mirror

I really do not like revisiting issues but sometimes you can’t help but revisit an old rant. Two issues that surfaced in the social media recently have forced me to return to … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Happy Customer, Happy Seller!!

I have long grown used to the fact that Nigerian banks spam their customers with emails. I often feel irritated opening one of my many mail boxes and realizing that thirteen … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment
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