Episode 3: Surviving Lagos on Vibes and Insha’Allah

My love! Welcome back here, I am extremely grateful you stayed with me thus far. Let’s pick things from where we previously stopped. On the day of operation, I became too overwhelmed with emotions I believe for a moment I went into shock and my brain stopped processing information.  You will be right if you…

Episode 2: Surviving Lagos on Vibes and Insha’Allah

My love, Before you roll your eyes at me and label me unserious for not being committed to this series let me explain. Give me a chance, please. I was going to stay committed to the course and drop weekly episode but then the #Endsars protest began. Hearing and reading people’s encounters did my head…

Surviving Lagos on Vibes and Insha’allah

My Darling, Before I dive into today’s letter I have a confession “I am known to be the family’s black sheep”.  You know that child everyone complains of having a coconut head? Yeah, that was me,  I have never really got along with rules or well-laid instructions. To be honest, this is not stemmed from…

BARING IT ALL OUT FOR YOU

My Love, Before you say it, I know it has been a couple of months since I penned you. I never stopped thinking about you, in fact, I think it was fear I had let you down – for not penning words down for you to read that stopped me from writing. I was constantly…

A 20 SOMETHING-YEAR OLD LIVING IN A PATRIARCHY COLOURED ERA

Visionary feminism is a wise and loving politics. It is rooted in the love of male and female being, refusing to privilege one over the other. The soul of feminist politics is the commitment to ending patriarchal domination of women and men, girls and boys. Love cannot exist in any relationship that is based on…

ALL I LEARNED FROM A FALL FROM GRACE

Every woman has a breaking point – A Fall From Grace It’s always refreshing to see outliers own their craft and go for it with the same energy. Tyler Perry is an outlier and I’m in awe. Utmostly, in awe of how his mind works. I need that man to stay hydrated and keep blessing…

I GOT ROBBED TODAY

All days start the same, there’s no way to know if it will be good or bad. – Tinnie The night before was one of those nights where you don’t remember how you slept off. You wake up to find your left leg thrown to the south, your right leg north east and your hands…

WALKING THROUGH MURKY WATERS

Just because you don’t understand it, doesn’t mean it isn’t so – Lemony Snicket I will be honest with you, I can’t remember when I was last happy or in touch with my feelings. These days I feel like a spectator in my own life, observing from a third-person perspective. I feel disassociated from my…

DEATH & THE DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS THAT COMES WITH IT

Death is a distant rumor to the young – Andrew A. Rooney Like the opening quote states for me, death used to be a distant rumor. But death started having meaning when I lost my best friend. The meaning of death became more significant when my grandmothers passed on. Death meant nothing more than a…

ON THE FIRST DAY OF RAMADAN MY TRUE LOVE GAVE ME A GIFT.

We usually think of second chance as a way to move on, move forward but I think second chances are about acceptance that is why they are so rare. Because accepting who we are and what we want isn’t as easy as we think. –God Befriended me This article is different from the other articles…