“Putting things off is the biggest waste of life: it snatches away each day as it comes, and denies us the present by promising the future. The greatest obstacle to living is expectanc… Read More
“There is no story that is not true, […] The world has no end, and what is good among one people is an abomination with others.” ― Chinua Achebe, Thi… Read More
I cannot promise never to be angry; I cannot promise always to be kind. You know what you are taking on, my darling – It’s only at the start that love is blind. And yet I’m… Read More
An older colleague at work asked me to meet his daughter. Now this always ALWAYS thrills me. Meeting people’s kids, I mean. And weirdly I get this request from older colleagues more of… Read More
I’m writing a short post in honour of my friend Member Feese aka Membina | Bambi | Bambina. People say time flies when you’re having fun but I reckon Member proves that saying wr… Read More
In honour of World Jollof Rice Day which was celebrated this week- 22 August, 2016- and because Africans are serious foodies, here’s a fun game we played on our book club’s Whats… Read More
“[Think] of an experience from your childhood. Something you remember clearly, something you can see, feel, maybe even smell, as if you were really there. After all you really were the… Read More
“Critics who treat ‘adult’ as a term of approval, instead of as a merely descriptive term, cannot be adult themselves. To be concerned about being grown up, to admire the g… Read More
“Time does not bring relief; you all have lied Who told me time would ease me of my pain! I miss him in the weeping of the rain; I want him at the shrinking of the tide; The old snows… Read More
What does it mean when we say that something is too good to be true? “Too. Good. To. Be. True.” I understand the English, I just don’t get the intent, the spirit behind the… Read More
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