It’s the final quarter of the year, so following my previous journal entry; If We Were Having Coffee…or Not, I thought this would be a good time to take a break from reviews to do a somewhat personal update. First off, I’m quite happy with the progress I’ve made with this blog, my photography business…
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11 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being Your Own Boss
Nigeria still ranks as one of the worst places in the world to do business, with over 90% of small businesses failing within the first 4 years, for all kinds of reasons including lack of funding, poor business policies and the hostile business environment. Those that survive, will be marginally successful and less than 1% will grow into a conglomerate
Food Review: Wakkis Restaurant, Abuja
Going by its name, I assumed Wakkis was a Nigerian Restaurant serving traditional Nigerian cuisine, since “wakkis” is another word for “food” in Pidgin English. But was I wrong. Turns out it’s an elegant Indian restaurant on Aminu Kano Cresent, Wuse 2, Abuja.
Movie Review: Mission Impossible – Fallout
Now that the theme song has got you in the mood, get comfortable. Released about a month ago, Mission Impossible – Fallout has got Ethan Hawk out here, in what earnestly feels like his 100th impossible mission, and I am here for it!
Book Review: Lord of The Flies by William Golding
The story is about a group of young schoolboys trapped on a deserted island after a plane crash. These children, none older than 12 are forced to think and survive on their own without any adult supervision.
Food Review: Yahuza Kilishi (Dried Meat)
Yahuza Suya Spot Nig. Ltd is known for making the best Suya in Abuja. Beef, chicken, kidney, liver, gizzard; You name it? They have got it. Fresh off the grill, briskly chopped and neatly wrapped in aluminum foil, with the choice of raw cabbage, onions and Yaji, they also sell the fluffiest Masa I have ever had. But, this is not a Suya review. I’m here about their Kilishi.
If We Were Having Coffee…or Not
Following the title, I came across this informal blog post theme and loved the idea of having a chit-chat and catching up with my readers on the little things in my life that don’t necessarily make it into my other blog posts. However, a huge concern was the fact that “having coffee” or tea as a social experience is not part of our Nigerian culture.
18 Things They Don’t Tell You About Blogging
In the past 3 years, I’ve learnt a few things no one told me about blogging in Nigeria and this post is an attempt to share it with you.
February 2018 Beauty Haul: For Valentine With Love ❤
This year’s Valentine’s Day is extra special, not just because I’m Catholic and it’s Ash Wednesday, but I got an unexpected Beauty Haul!
10 Reasons Why Your Hair Isn’t Growing
Let me start by saying that as long as you are alive, your hair is growing, only slower than you’d like. This post is an attempt to unravel a few reasons why you can’t see the increase in length you have been anticipating.
Happy New Year!
My goal for the Red Confidential isn’t to be famous or as wealthy as Linda Ikeji (although it won’t hurt to be able to give you recharge cards and other monetary gifts monthly). It’s to add something small to the simple daily life of very ordinary people.
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.
The Liebster Award is an award given to blogs by other bloggers, as a way to be discovered, connect and support the blogging community. Liebster in German means sweetheart, beloved, or darling. Originally given to blogs with less than 2000 readers, the Liebster Award is now given to blogs with far less followership.
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.