Shopping for Coronavirus Lockdown

Nope, that was not what I saw when I walked into Sainsbury’s yesterday evening. Matter of fact, there were only 2 banana’s left on the shelf and I grabbed them both! I had been out and about the week before last and everything felt quite normal. I haven’t bought or worn masks or gloves but…

PhD Diaries: February Recap

It’s the end of my second month as a Ph.D. Researcher and boy, this month was tough. January ended with the doctoral training week which I discussed in my earlier post and my first Supervisory Meeting. I have got 3 amazing supervisors and I am required to meet with them formally once every month and…

PhD Diaries: Research Training Week

Gosh, I am so glad this week is finally over. How are you? If you read Ph.D. Diaries: Induction I told you I had a week-long training in school this week and it was intense. I had classes from 10am all the way till 5pm, with 1-hour breaks in between. Thing is, since I live…

PhD Diaries: Induction

This post marks the beginning of a new phase in my life. I’m officially a PhD student at Loughborough University and yesterday was Induction day. Apparently, schooling at Loughborough University is a big deal. When I put in my Research proposal, I had no idea. It has been a university since 1966 and dates back…

If We Were Having Coffee | Candid Catch Up

“Write something…, it doesn’t have to be perfect every time” the voice in my head keeps reminding me, but I’ve been overwhelmed by my 2019 goals, little else has been a priority. 2019 began with me doggedly chasing a Distinction in my Master’s degree. I’ve been reading scientific journals, working on assignments, essays, coursework and…

Book Review: Inside Out by Demi Moore

My first memory of Demi Moore is her performance in Ghost, with Patrick Swayze (now late) and Whoopi Goldberg. Demi Moore was one of the most popular and the highest-paid leading ladies in Hollywood in the 90’s, playing pioneering roles in A Few Good men (aka You can’t handle the truth!) with Tom Cruise and…

10 Things To Love about Summer

It is 10°C and a clear indication that like all good things, summer has come to an end. Following this, it’s the perfect time to reflect on how I spent the season of sunshine. It was my first summer and I’d say it feels a lot like that period between harmattan and rainy season in…

GOOD MOOD FOOD REVIEW – Grilla, Liverpool

Originally posted on GABY MENDES:
Welcome to the second in my blog series of ‘The Good Mood Food Review’. Here you can find out all about those restaurants and bars with feel good food and atmosphere! Recently I was invited to write a review of Grilla, one of my favourite restaurants in Liverpool. I had…

RESTAURANTS AT LAGOS FOOD REVIEW AND PRICES

Originally posted on Lifestyle blog:
RESTAURANT: CHOW NOODLE BAR LOCATION :LEKKI PHASE 1 PRICE : #1800 If you’re in LAGOS Nigeria and you feel lazy to get out of bed to cook or drive to the nearest restaurant, just order a box of CHOW from Chow Noodle Bar , I promise it’s worth the taste…

Nkoyo | Abuja

Originally posted on SalmahXO:
📍1st Floor, Ceddi Plaza, Central Business District, Abuja. Summer ‘16 was the last time I dined at Nkoyo, and I was happy to be back. Nkoyo is one of my all time fave restaurants in the city and I occasionally have their food as take out when my mum visits herself.…

Silk & Satin: Food Tasting at Faji Steakhouse | Abuja

Originally posted on SalmahXO:
📍13, Amazon Street, Maitama, Abuja. So your girl was invited to a ‘food tasting’ event over the weekend. I was so excited cause that meant I’d be able to eat a variety of food all in one seating! I was also excited at the thought of meeting fellow foodies and how…

ARC Review || All of Us with Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil

Originally posted on A Book. A Thought.:
Title: All of Us with Wings By: Michelle Ruiz Keil Pages: 360  Published:  June 18th, 2019 By: Soho Press Genre: YA|Magical-Realism|Fantasy|LGBT+ You can buy it HERE: Book Depository Michelle Ruiz Keil’s YA fantasy debut about love, found family, and healing is an ode to post-punk San Francisco through the eyes…

Boozy Breakfast | Abuja

Originally posted on SalmahXO:
📍Apple Boulevard, 130, Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja. Brunch at Boozy Breakfast this weekend was so much fun. It was a full house cause my friends and the amazing Blink365 team were there! Btw, we’re cooking up something together, (yes, pun intended) so keep tabs! Well, since Pamela of ‘@pamsfoodtour’…

Food Review: 805 Restaurants, Reading

Get ready to be ravenous after this one! It’s been a while since I’ve done a food review and so I hope this hits you by lunchtime. I can’t wait to tell you about our lunch at 805 Restaurants in Reading, Berkshire!