Days like this.

Days like this will come. There’ll be days when you won’t be your excited bubbly and high-spirited self. Those days will come when you won’t feel like saying as much as you always say. Days when your confidence will be challenged and your fears will roar. And you’ll ask yourself again if everything is okay. There’ll […]

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Behold the face!:thoughts…

#thought A# Behold the face of the boy who didn’t look for a safe place to cross. Please take a good look at him. He’s the guilty one, the one who will never settle. I bet he was playing football across the road. No, maybe he was on his way to school yet thinking about his […]

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Smiley-Smiley.

So it’s really not news anymore. I like smileys and emoticons. There is a way the surprised smiley just amuses me. With those wide open eyes and mouth, you can’t but fall in love with it. And then those lashes on the eyelash smiley…you just wanna succumb to whatever persuasions it is used for. A […]

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Valentine and the value of time.

  ‘Vally…!’ His mother shouted his name as she wiped the mixture of ash and sweat forming on her forehead with the edge of her wrapper. Her intonation was richly igbotic. ‘Valentine!!’ she repeated, this time on a higher pitch. Impatiently, she stood up straight from bending over the firewood that refused to burn.  Valentine, […]

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multirollinaire…

Multirollinaire. Oh yes! It’s gibberish. I bet when you saw this title, your brain did a quick calculation as to what it could possibly mean. Someone probably thought to himself, ‘All these money matters sef. Ewo tun ni rollinaire  bayi (which one is rollinaire now?)’ hehehe… me sef no know o… Ok. I kinda do, […]

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ife and the six-year-old

The following conversation ensued between Ife and a six-year old boy(syob). Syob: aunty ife welcome! Ife: Thank you darling. Syob: wah did you bring for me? Ife: Ehmm. . .(frantically rummages through bag for anything edible. Luckily finds two wraps of tomtom) take! Syob: thank you aunty.(immediately throws one into his mouth) Syob: aunty! Ife: […]

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Why do they chatter?

It’s funny what happened to me today.Ok. The truth is it has been happening for sometime now and I’ve stomached it all the while. But today? My stomach has become full, it’s not taking it in anymore. My people, it’s the issue of AC o. No now, I don’t mean Action Congress. I mean air-conditioner. […]

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