There was a time in my life when I decided I wasn’t ever going to get married. Much of what I’d seen in marriages, my parent’s marriage included, was just people who wanted to kill themselves but had to stay together because of the children. Always because of the children. Always together, forever apart.
Where did all the years go?! This is the age my siblings and I referred to as ‘old’ when we were little girls. In some ways, I don’t feel old and in some other ways, I am an old sage, maybe even a wise sage… I miss being young 🙂 I love birthdays. I believe… Continue reading It’s the big 30! Yaaaayyy!
Sister Anne, if I have thanked you before, it’s all good but I want to thank you again. My life was/is blessed because you came my way. I won’t ever forget you. I love you. My bestest regards to the crew and happy birthday to your girls in a few days… 🙂 Hello… Continue reading THE SECRET PLACE
I was supposed to publish this first thing this morning but lots of things got in the way. I wanted to wait till tomorrow morning but I decided to do it now instead of waiting because those things that got in the way today might get in the way tomorrow morning. God bless you as… Continue reading Set A Fire!
I still remember the day I saw this picture. It stopped me in my tracks. I thought about all the times I had been close to giving up on people, on Nigeria, on issues, on this life, on friends, on dreams… And I thought of all the things I did give up on. I’m sure… Continue reading Never Give Up
A son and his father were walking on the mountains. Suddenly, the son falls hurts himself and screams: “AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!” To his surprise, he hears the voice repeating, somewhere in the mountain: “AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!” Curious, he yells: “Who are you?” He receives the answer: “Who are you?” Angered at the response, he screams: “Coward!” He receives the… Continue reading Life’s Echo
I wrote this in April 2010 here. It was a reflection on my childhood and what gives now. I once lived a sheltered life. The first 8 years of my life were beautiful & I had all that I wanted as a child. The birthday cakes, ice cream, trips to Kano club every weekend, parties,… Continue reading The Sheltered Life