“She hated that she was still so desperate for a glimpse of him, but it had been this way for years.”
My closest friends didn’t like him. Onome particularly. “I can’t believe you are settling for this dude Isi. He is short, black, ugly, timid…what is it? He is not
I hate to be the girl that moans about how hard life is, but yeah…the last 12 days have been rather difficult. I mean, good things have happened, but the fact that I have had to deal with a broken or rather malfunctioning laptop has just been utterly awful.
“And I will give up the fight, as I cannot make you love me if you don’t”
I met Ola in 2009, my final year at the University. I attended one of the private Universities founded under the auspices of the Church. It wasn’t a romantic love-at-first-sight meeting. I was
I have always felt that dating for people that weight (less than mine) significantly might be easier. And although my friends tell me they are having a worse time than I’m having in the dating scene. In their opinion, my winning personality (that only they seem to see) should be scoring
Normally, I would start my ‘End of Year Reflections’ and set goals for the coming year by the 2nd week of December, but I have been too numb to do it this year. Every time I pick up a pen, one sentence rings in my mind: “2017 has been your worst
My obsession with reading and watching movies started quite early. My parents were not huge on parental guidance or censoring, so at age 8 I was already bored of Roald Dhal, Enid Blyton, Baby Sitter’s Club, Mallory Towers e.t.c and moving on to V.C Andrew, Danielle Steel e.t.c. I never
I am fully aware of my bulk and the space it covers. I am aware bus drivers and conductors groan whenever they see me approach their vehicles. I even notice the passengers complain about not having enough space when they sit in the same row with me.
I am well aware
We all love fairy tales. It is black and white: the bad character whose evil nature is apparent from the start is defeated and the good character gets a deserved happy-ever-after. It is easy to choose sides, to prove that one was right and the other wrong. But the world
Growing up, I was never bullied or given the cold shoulder for being a girl, or for being smart. I remember my school reports were always a celebration at home. My father was super proud of me and my friends never felt threatened or jealous. They were super intelligent as
On the first day of November every year, my mother calls to remind me that my birthday is just 9 days away. I don’t know why she does it, but it has since become the tradition. Just as it is a tradition that she reminds me every 10th of November,