Uncategorized

Women, Days and Habits

Yesterday was International Women’s Day! This is day dedicated to celebrate women, their achievements and their contribution to humankind. During this day, people are meant to reflect on the progress women have made in the society. It is viewed as a time to call for necessary change, as well as, to create awareness around issues […]

Reasons Part I: I gotta snap out of it

I’m hiding. I don’t know why. Okay maybe I do. I’m a bit anxious about…well, everything. So I’m hiding away. Hiding behind my novels, behind that nice movie, behind that interesting chat with that guy, behind my endless shopping. Chatting away like I have no worries in the world. Acting like I have everything under […]

LESSONS FROM MY 7 YEAR OLD COUSIN

So I haven’t been in the moods to write of late. Several things happened recently that completely threw me off and I haven’t been my jovial self at all. I felt like I was just going through the motions, day in day out, and never really having any worthwhile experiences or feeling happy. Like I […]

I FEAR FOR MY UNBORN KIDS

Facebook used to be a fun place to go. We would catch up with old friends, be in contact with current ones, and make new ones almost every week. It was a place of learning current affairs, updating what was on our minds, jokes, stupid and weird statuses just to get a laugh or numerous […]

AFTER SUNSET

A reply to Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Africa Kills Her Sun: Dear Bana, It is sad that you wouldn’t get this. But I wouldn’t live with myself if I didn’t reply to your letter. Yes, I received it, and my uttermost shock of getting a letter from you almost matched the intensity of the sadness I felt […]

PUBLIC TRANSPORT……A pain in the ass.

Public Transport. It’s cheap, social and probably less exhausting considering all you do is sit back (or stand) throughout the ride. But sad to say, that’s just about all the good I can say about it. I however have quit a handful of reasons why I plan to stop using this means of transport in […]

NEVER LOOKING BACK

All of her worldly possessions that she now owned were stuffed in her green duffel bag. Banishing every single painful memory from her mind, she treaded on with her head held up high. Could a man be so merciless and selfish? Did all those years mean anything to him? Every moment she had spent with him […]