On what it feels like for a girl

March is Women's history month. We celebrate all the best and good women have accomplished so far, and encourage the next generation of girls to be more than their elders. It's all about positivity and appreciation and recognizing all women, especially in parts of the world where their sheer existence is somewhat a problem. But…

Tohubohu in the City

Wherever you are in the world, there is one truth everyone can agree on: Mondays are a drag and nobody likes them. I used to feel indifferent about Mondays, until I had to be in traffic here, in my howtown. Traffic in big African cities is messy and upsetting. I believe the average person, must…

Of socializing and writing more

I just realized, last week, that I haven't updated my blog, in couple weeks, because, frankly, I did not feel like writing. Inspiration is not what has been missing in my life, but the will to sift through what and how I want to convey, in my writing, has stopped me from doing it. I…

Of working and hustling

After my move back home, I was fortunate to find a job quicker than I thought. Some phone calls here and there, a bit of networking and bam I got a job ( well, bam is a couple of months, of course).I enjoy the work, and the wealth of knowledge I've acquired, and it will…

Egusi Soup and Champagne

First Monday of the year and the streets are empty. Today felt like driving through a ghost town. I guess people have decided to take the day off and forgot to tell me all about it. In hindsight, I should have probably done the same, given my lazy state of mind today. For the first…

And so it begins…

Day 1 All my life, I've always heard that a person who welcomes change, will consistently evolve.Well, my evolution happened when I moved to the United States, and what ¬†an amazing adventure this was.I've met some incredible people, from all walks of life, religion, sexuality, income tax bracket; I've lived, loved, cried and laughed fiercely,…

Return to the source

If you're reading this, you probably found yourself here by pure luck or mistake. But don't go just yet, my dear. You might want to stick around and let me share with you some of my life experiences. I may not guarantee how interested you will stay or committed to read as often as I…