On making choices

​I walked into my side chic’s salon not being sure how I will be received. I had not been to hers for about seven months and well I had my reason. Ah! Aunty!! Long time…. ‘You just forget me. She said,looking excited. No o..Haba…I no fit…I quickly answered while smiling. Ok. As always, she was…

Lessons from falling

​I looked up surprised and was wondering why my mum seemed delighted that I had just fallen. I was not sure if I should laugh or cry from the effect of the fall. The domestic help beckoned on me to stand up and try again while my mum called on my dad to come see…

Pushing the Envelope

​Nope!! This is not a piece about white or brown envelopes. ✉📨 This is not also about how ‘pushing the envelope’ is a reference to the flyable portion of the atmosphere that envelopes the earth or how Pilots would push the envelope when they were testing the speed or elevation limits of a new aircraft….

WordSearchSeries #3- FLEECING

​Today on #WordSearchSeries, I came across Fleecing. While having regular conversations with the hubby, he mentioned I should check out a video he had watched on you tube by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie where she talked about the dangers of a single story. After my usual ‘shakara’ and asking what I stand to gain……..i went ahead…

WordSearchSeries #2 -PRECARIOUS

​Today on #WordSearchSeries, i found the word Precarious. I have never used this word before nor have I heard someone say it to me until recently. At work the other day, my boss let me know we had to prepare a memo. I grabbed my pen and notepad and proceeded to get a brief. All…

Self-love

​What does Self-love mean to you? Personally, Self-love is basically guarding my heart and making sure my happiness is a priority. This does not mean I am less concerned about my partner, friends or families happiness. It simply means being at my best to ensure i am able to give my best.   I have…

WordSearchSeries #1- STALL

Today on #WordSearchSeries , I found the word Stall. I have always known and used the word ‘Stall’ as in – a tactics used to intentionally cause delay. I was not aware that Stall also has an aircraft related meaning. Here is how I found out. On this particular day, I was catching up with…

Another resolution story.

  You pick habits from your teen years and they will perhaps just be a phase. You keep at it repeatedly for a while and once it starts to contradict your routine, it goes out the door. As a teenager, it was difficult not to hear people talk about new year resolutions amidst all the…