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
I like a good and happy ending drama every now and then (not the tragedy after tragedy type, like life isn’t already hard as it is) but give me some good action-packed flick any day and I will take it. So last weekend, when the hubby asked if I was up for dinner and Fast … More Fast and Furious 8 – Movie Review
‘Tall people eat a lot of beans’ – (one of the many hogwash I heard growing up, cos I am still not tall) Nigeria is known for a lot of things (Mmhmm, do not get me started!). One thing we are particularly good at is making delicious meals. I learned how to cook … More Beans with Plantain – Yum!
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?
So, this week, my long desired dream of being an excellent swimmer, as the likes of Katie Ledecky, kicked off with my first swimming lesson. Everyone could tell I was the newbie because my excitement led to impatience (some would argue this has nothing to do with excitement but who’s asking?) that saw me going … More Different Strokes For Different Folks