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…

THIS YEAR, BUILD CHARACTER, DO BETTER

You have made it through the first week of the year people. Congratulations!!! For many, work, school and business resumes today. I hope you took all of last week to be mentally prepared for 2017, for it’s high’s and low’s. We would all like a year of only positives but I now know that even…

Tuawa Adenekan Reviews Reedeming Love 

Hollaaaaaa, Nope I didn’t forget December book review. This month, I asked my fellow book lover Tuawa to review Francine Rivers’ Redeeming Love and she obliged. I decided I wanted it for this month just because I think that christmas and the end of the year is a good time to reflect on the undying…

ITUNU…

Happy New Year in a bit guys. Closing the year with this incomplete short fiction story which I started writing sometime ago in the middle of the year after a friend of mine suffered a miscarriage and courageously spoke to me about it, and even adding to the torture, her horrible experience with medical personnel….

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY

Hi Guys. How’s the season treating you? Hopefully we are all getting into the christmas season. Wrapping gifts, giving them, receiving them, buying a tree, decorating it. Well if you haven’t gotten in the spirit, I have. Which is why starting tomorrow 15th till the 26th which is boxing day, I will be having a…

DECEMBER TO REMEMBER (Cheesy, I know.)

Welcome to December guys. I know, I know. Did I hear someone say i gba yi l’aro?  Well hello, we are still in the first week. Lol. I was in birthday mood with my toddler this weekend so please cut me some slack. Hopefully you have read the piece I posted on her birthday about…

PARENTING 101; THE ONE IN MY BELLY

One of my earliest most persistent detail from my childhood that may have scarred me for too long is growing up and being reminded everyday how skinny I was. And while it is arguable that most of it was never actually done with malicious intent, it did affect my psyche at school and at play….

NOVEMBER BOOK REVIEW; UNACCUSTOMED EARTH

Author; Jhumpa Lahiri. (Indian-American) Genre; Fiction (short stories) Publisher/Year of 1st Publication: Originally by Alfred A.Knopf in 2008. My copy by Vintage Books. Number of Pages; 333 Price; $15.95 Other Titles; Interpreter of Maladies, (Pulitzer Prize) Namesake