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Mirror, Mirror… (In My Shoes)

You know those mornings when you wake up feeling like all is right with the world? This morning was just that. I woke up feeling really good. Stepped on the scale and I had lost 2kgs. My tummy felt flatter than usual thanks to my new diet regime, so for work, my black bodycon dress was in order.

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Quote of the Day

  Dignity /ˈdignitē/ noun The moment you realize that the person you cared for has nothing intellectually or spiritually to offer you, but a headache. The moment you realize God had greater plans for you that don’t involve crying at night or sad Pinterest quotes. The moment you stop comparing

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My First Time in Cape Town

Cape Town is such a beautiful city. It is on South Africa’s southwest coast, at the foot of the magnificent Table Mountain. This city is blessed with so many beaches for both the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean, and other really breath-taking natural wonders.

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Dinner at Ocean Basket, Johannesburg

Ocean Basket is a seafood restaurant chain with outlets around South Africa, and a branch in Victoria Island, Lagos. Not everyone is big on sea food so a few of my colleagues were hesitant. However, with really good reviews on Trip Advisor, and its proximity to our lodgings, I convinced them to take a chance.

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Tips on Learning to Swim as an Adult

Now, at 31 and free of parental restrictions, my aspiration has been rekindled, and I’m finally learning to swim. As an adult, this experience has been very frightening, exhilarating and fulfilling in so many ways and I’m just dying to share a few tips with you.

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South African Visa Requirements for Nigeria (2016 Update)

If you have a reason to go to South Africa from Nigeria, perhaps for business or pleasure; it is helpful to keep in mind that the requirements for a South African visa change often. Worse, these requirements are slightly different from those stated on the VFS  Global Checklist. This difference cost me a lot of time and energy, and more painfully, a lot of money.
So, this post is to better prepare you for your visa submission at the VFS Office.

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A Few Things You Shouldn’t Say to Single Women and Why

There are many perspectives to explore on the topic of living a fulfilling life outside marriage, but today I’ll focus on a few common questions and comments people make in conversation with unmarried women.

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My 11 Favorite Mobile Apps

On the average, I have about 100 apps on my phone and right now, I have 129 installed. Most of them perform similar functions but have unique features that make them indispensable. Others I have not used in a while, but because they often come in handy, I keep them. Why delete a useful app if you have space for it? I have a lot of space!

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Review: Chloe’s Cupcake Heaven, Wuse 2

After enjoying some really delicious Chloe’s cookies from a friend, I decided to check out this store and place an order. The store was so beautiful; I immediately knew I had to write a review on it.

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Book Review: Predator by Wilbur Smith and Tom Cain

GET THIS BOOK Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟 (4/5) Hector Cross is a former Operative in search of vengeance for the murder of his billionaire wife, Hazel Bannock, and Johnny Congo, a criminal mastermind is one of the two men responsible. Johnny manages to escape death row a second time and is also seeking

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Book Review: Killing Kennedy by Bill O’Rielly

JFK was a rich kid turned Naval War Hero after saving the men of PT 109 in 1943. He learnt to take charge and lead even while in the White House; with The Bay of Pigs, the Invasion of Cuba serving as a lesson in cowardice. This prepared him to deal decisively with the Soviet Union Leader Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev during the Cuban Missile Crisis

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Book Review: I Dared to Call Him Father by Bilquis Sheikh

GET THIS BOOK This book tells a compelling, true story by Begum Bilquis Sheikh, a prominent Muslim woman who encountered God in the privacy of her home in 1966. At that time, she was 54 years old, divorced and raising her 4-year-old grandson Mahmud in her family’s ancestral home in

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