Little Boy: “You shouldn’t say a person a person is black. That’s being racist” Me: “Says who?” Little Boy: “my teacher. She says it’s racist to say someone is black” Me: “Is your teacher black?” (I already knew the answer to that seeing as I knew most of the teachers). Little Boy: “no” Me: … More Colour Blind Vs Colour Sensitive
The world is indeed full of mysteries! Back in my country Nigeria (as far as I know), the person with the most cash to rally the most goons to steal ballot papers wins an election. Here in the UK, it’s is slightly different. I still do not fully understand the intricacies but from what I … More Don’t Take Yourself so Seriously… Sometimes
“What is faith? It is the confident assurance that something we want is going to happen. It is the certainty that what we hope for is waiting for us, even though we cannot see it up ahead” – (From the Bible, book of Hebrews Chapter 11 verse 1) I believe in God. I trust Jesus 100%. … More The Battle for Self-worth
Blogging is such a serious affair! It’s 4.49am, I’ve just completed my meal prep for the coming week and sleep seems to be evading me so what is a Sista to do? Write a post. Thus, here we are. A while ago, a dear friend suggested I write this series – about my experience in … More Memoirs of a Singer Part 1 – Behind The Curtain
It’s the weekend again and time for another meal prep. This time, I settled for a simpler and easier meal – tis’ only the weekend, no need to go all James Bond over food again (plus dealing with a sore back all week has made the thought of cooking for long rather undesirable). This time, I … More Yam Porridge – Quick and Easy Recipe
First Things First… “First I prepare. Then I have faith” – Joe Namath The vast and seemingly endless ocean had always been my fascination with the Maldives, I had nursed the thought of visiting the place until I finally got the chance. However, there was just one problem. I couldn’t swim. At all. So I … More Land of Blue – My Maldivian Adventure! (Part 2)
“Blue skies, smilin’ at me Nothin’ but blues skies do I see…” (Lyric excerpt from ‘Blue skies’ by Frank Sinatra) ‘Where are you from?’ My initial thoughts after I heard that question for the umpteenth was “Maldivians must be very nosy people!”. Almost everyone we encountered in the Maldives asked us that question; the taxi driver, … More Land of Blue – My Maldivian Adventure! (Part 1)
I am about to have breakfast at our hotel, waiting for my toast to pop and imagining all the one million glorious ways I could and would shove all those delicious calories down my throat (basically minding my own business) when I overheard the following conversation from the table next to me: Waiter: “any tea … More When in doubt, ASK…It’s okay
“Expectation without participation is only imagination” ~ Iain Duthie My swimming instructor is a 19-year old drill sergeant (ok, that’s an exaggeration and she’s not that bad) and one of my swimming mates is a 70-year old Rockstar! What do these two people who are generations apart have in common? The answer is simple. No … More Limitations, Limitations! Excuses, Excuses!
Today was one of those days. Anyone who’s been in childcare long enough knows there are good days, not so good days and those days that make you wonder what life as a hedgehog would be. So, here I was trying to help resolve a conflict between two little boys who both wanted a toy … More What is Your Prejudice?