Advertisements

It’s World Sickle Cell Awareness Day!

Since 2008, the 19th of June has been set apart by the United Nations as a day to increase public awareness of the Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) which has been officially recognised as a global health concern. Past the finger-pointing, there is a cure for Sickle Cell Disease. Following bone marrow transplant and stem cell transplant, which requires a donor who is a bone marrow match (preferably a sibling), there have been significant advancements.

Advertisements

New Theme for The Red Confidential

I was quite disappointed to find out that my previous theme was not optimised for Adwords. To fix this I am trying out this new theme. What do you think? Please take the poll

June is Here!

It’s the middle of the year and I’m big on self-evaluation, so let’s take the weekend to get some perspective and appraise. How are those New-Year resolutions panning out? Did […]

Five (120 hours) Days of Waterfasting

Sequel to my previous post, I survived 5 days on the Waterfast and I can’t wait to tell you about it!
Waterfasting simply is consuming ONLY WATER over a prolonged period of time. There many conflicting views on waterfasting. Some “doctors” recommend it, suggesting that it has numerous benefits which include:

Missing?

It’s been a month since my last post and I apologize, I’ve been overwhelmed. April was really busy and all that work is spilling into May. Between going to work, […]

The Bible in One Year 2017 – March

The Old Testament has been particularly interesting, a lot like a movie to be honest, a gripping if not terrifying one. From the ground swallowing people up and relentless plagues, to Phinehas impaling a Israelite man and Midianite woman on his spear. But I’ll be sharing just a few.

Coming Home Through Kaduna Airport

Since the closure of the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport on the 8th of March, 2017, residents and guest have been force to use the Kaduna airport or travel by road. What nobody tells you about using the Kaduna Airport is that every trip is longer by at least two hours.

Discovering Dakar – Tourist Locations

Still on Discovering Dakar, this post focuses primarily on the three main tourist sites I visited:
•Île de Gorée (Goree Island)
•Maison des Esclaves (House of Slaves)
•Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine (The African Renaissance Monument)
•Lac Rose (The Pink Lake)

How to Make Your Own Wig (Part 3)

If you read my previous posts (How to Make Your Own Wig (Part 1) and (Part 2), you are ready for this one.
In my experience, tutorial videos are the best way to teach and share knowledge. Sadly, I am unable to make tutorial videos pending when I get my new camera.

Consequently, this post will be made up of a list of YouTube videos I learnt from.

How to Make Your Own Wig (Part 1)

To make your first wig, you have to first decide on the type of wig you want to make. Since synthetic wigs are relatively affordable, this post will focus on making a Human Hair Wig. There are so many different wigs structures designed to meet one’s individual need and I have tried to explain this in the table below.

Why You Want A Wig, or Not

With technological and design advancements, wigs have become an essential for a growing number of Nigerian women. No longer just a luxury, wigs have become a practical accessory in the female closet. For daily users or occasional dependents, wigs offer numerous cosmetic and hygiene benefits which I will attempt to list in this post.

30 Days Without Makeup

Driving to work this morning and late as usual, I turned on the radio to find Kachi of Kiss FM suggesting we take on the 14 days #NoMakeUp Challenge and go bare-faced for Valentine’s Day. This caught my attention because I took the no make-up challenge for a month late last year but I didn’t come round to telling you all about it.

The Bible in One Year 2017- January

At the start of this year, I decided to read the Bible from start to finish. But, this isn’t the first time. I attempted to do this in 2005 and again in 2011, and both times I didn’t get past Genesis. However, this time I’m using Youversion and I am determined to make it through this year

Visa Application Tips for Nigerians

Visa applications are often very stressful. It’s JAMB all over again particularly for first-time applicants to the United States, United Kingdom and other developed countries. However, with a little insight and some effort in the right direction, your application is sure to be successful.