8 Small Things to Help You This Harmattan

While much of the world enjoys the holiday season making snowmen in winter, we must cope with hot, dust-laden winds by day and cold, dry winds at night. Yes, the Harmattan season is here,

Christmas Greetings Friends!

At this joyous time of the year, we think about all we are grateful for. I am grateful for you, your readership and the support you continuously provide our blog.

Girl’s Guide: How to Survive Fuel Scarcity

Now, I am all for doing the right thing and gender equality, but these fuel queues under this relentless sun is no place to find a lady. This means we too have to work our “magic”.
So, here are a few tips to help us get through this

What’s Your Favourite Part of  the Chicken?

I’ve come to learn that every part of the chicken is enjoyable to someone. There were as many drumstick lovers as there were those who live for the unpopular parts like the chicken’s head, toes and just the pleasure of cracking the bones!

Anything-But-Books Tag

It’s my second tag nomination this year and I am humbled by this recognition from Nessa of Stuffed Shelves Be sure to check out her blog, she’s down to earth and very talented.

My Maid of Honour Toast

Having been a member of the Toastmasters Club, I like to think that writing and giving toasts are right up my alley. However, putting this together and delivering it proved to be more challenging than I had anticipated. First, my friend drives me crazy half the time and writing this, I realised that I took a lot of her amazing qualities for granted.

My Bestfriend’s Wedding

Anytime I expressed my happiness and excitement for her there was always someone there to compare our personal lives and tell me to “tap into her blessing” or ask me “So, when is your own?”. It felt like I was supposed to be in some kind of competition or at the very least want to be married because she was getting married.

Beauty Haul October 2017 – Montaigne Place

It’s been a while since I invested in any beauty product, so I decided to buy a few small things from Montaigne Place in Silverbird Abuja. I got Murad Rapid Age Spot and pigment Lightening Serum and some Yves Rocher Nail Polish. Murad Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum I’ve been dealing with severe…

Blogger Recognition Award

It’s the very first time I’ve been nominated for any blogging award, so I’m pleasantly surprised and quite thankful.

Saturday Out Grocery Shopping

You know how you ĺook at someone you absolutely love and see all the good things you want to do to them? Yeah, just looking at these tomatoes I had that Halo moment. I could see future, bright with a salad and three different kinds of stew!

Asaba Massacre Victims – 7th October 1967

Sequel to my previous post on the Asaba Massacre Memorial Day, below are a list of some 374 people, less than half the number of civilians murdered on the 7th of October, 1967. 

Asaba Massacre Memorial Day 2017 Itinerary

Exactly 50 years ago today, Saturday, the 7th of October, over a thousand civilians in Asaba, mostly men, were murdered by soldiers of the Nigerian Army. Though on hearing that the war was approaching the town, many indigenes had fled across the Niger, a good number remained because the town was not part of Biafra, not even on the Biafran map. They were Nigerians, many of whom were professionals and civil servants working in Benin before the war.

When You Can’t See Yourself in 5 or 10 Years

In the Nigerian educational system, your ambition is one of those things everyone expects you to figure out for yourself. With little mentoring at every level, most of us just stumble around till we find a place where we excel, fit in or are forced in. Others who don’t, just lie about it.