APRIL BOOK REVIEW – HOMEGOING

AUTHOR:  Yaa Gyasi (Ghanaian) GENRE:  Historical Fiction PUBLISHER/YEAR OF PUBLICATION: Viking (Inprint of Penguin) PRICE:  £12.99 NUMBER OF PAGES: 305 (my copy)

GOD DOES NOT GIVE US ALL CHILDREN.

One of the easiest ways to rile up Nigerian’s is to say that you do not want children. If you say you aren’t getting married, especially as a female, unsolicited prayers that God should remove your pride would often go up for you. But say you do not want children. This one is serious. This…

BOOK REVIEW; NERVOUS CONDITIONS

Author – Tsitsi Dangarembga (Zimbabwean) Publisher and Year Published – First published 1988 (The Women’s Press UK), later 2004 by (Ayebia Clarke Publishing) Genre – Fiction Price – Price; £8.99 Number of Pages – 211   Nervous Conditions is the coming of age story of Tambu, told many years later by her as she remembers…

LAGOS CITY MARATHON 2017

  It was in October of 2016 that I first toyed with the idea of running a marathon. At this time, the most I had ever run was 6km, a feat I considered commendable, outstanding in fact. It was obvious in the slightly superior, patronising way I told anyone who wanted to introduce me to…