PERKS OF BEING MY MOTHER’S DAUGHTER

I grew up hating the phrase “you are so much like your mother” But I found succour in my father’s ever-constant “always remember that your mum loves you.”   Years later, I see my mother in my early morning rise, In the firmness and surety of my gait. I saw her in my reflection, Felt … Continue reading PERKS OF BEING MY MOTHER’S DAUGHTER

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THE MENACE AT EKITI

Please do not be swayed by that title, this story is not about any mishap or any form of disturbance in Ekiti State, no sir, what then is it? Well it is an account of a travel to my state of Origin. I was born and spent a huge part of my life in Lagos, so … Continue reading THE MENACE AT EKITI

ENTHUSING OVER SUBTLE ARTS: On Finding One’s Authentic Self

  UNVEILING... Querencia (n): A place from which one’s strength is drawn, where one feels at home; the place where you are your most authentic self.     Growth is a characteristic of living things that is ubiquitous in its meaning. In the present day world, personal growth -like physical growth- is encouraged. Finding our … Continue reading ENTHUSING OVER SUBTLE ARTS: On Finding One’s Authentic Self

FINDING ARTSY IN STRANGE PLACES : (Scarves, Thoughts, Myself, amongst other things).

“Giving an advice is a very good thing but nothing compares to living that advice.”   The above quote is not one dropped by a magnificent historical figure nor an awe-inspiring twenty-first century role model, it’s just a mantra I have decided I should keep as close as possible. I had written an article a … Continue reading FINDING ARTSY IN STRANGE PLACES : (Scarves, Thoughts, Myself, amongst other things).