OurThoughtsandYou

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Goodness for goodness sake

  It was barely 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 … 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 (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

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

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

STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF AMAZONS

I never actually had a real conversation with my paternal grandmother (Mama), who lived until I was maybe 15years old. We saw each other frequently enough whenever my parents carted … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Three Minute Man

  Hey there, So a friend of mine read a rather sad story about some girl who recently got married and took to social media to lament about how disappointing … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

When Stars Collide

She wanted a child and rightfully so, for that was the way of things (at least before the ‘feminist’ movement came along) A woman gets married and hopes to one day … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thy rewards are in heaven

I have to confess that I had no clue that October 5 is a date set aside globally for recognizing teachers. My ignorance was eradicated days back when an announcement … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · Leave a comment