• Stories

    YELLOW, THE COLOUR OF RESILIENCE

    The bus jerked to a halt. I was taken unawares and nearly hit my head on the dashboard. The driver stretched out his right hand to hold me back and rested…

  • Lifestyle

    EXHALE

    When I was in secondary school, I felt that life in the university would be great. I thought of having my own adventures as I waltz through lectures and all the fascinating…

  • Occasions

    I OWN THE HIGHS AND THE LOWS

    Today, my birthday was spent sitting through lectures, the library, and drinking a lot of water. Looking back at the goals I had on my last birthday, I couldn’t wish it…

  • Occasions

    A YEAR OF DOING IT AGAIN

    Exactly this time last year, I was basking in the euphoria of a newly launched blog. A few articles and I got caught up in other endeavours, leaving this space almost…

  • Lifestyle

    ASK THE UNCOMFORTABLE QUESTIONS

    While at the canteen, I struck up a conversation with one of my classmates. I intended to find out why I had not seen him in the hostel for a few…

  • Lifestyle Stories

    LOVE By My Own Rules

    When I began to bloom and my eyes betrayed the butterflies that thoughts of a man trapped in my belly, friends and loved ones reeled off the rules. “Do not love…

  • Stories

    Like A Brother To Me (Part 3)

    “I hope your mascara is tear-proof. I don’t trust the bride to hold back her customary tears during the vows o.” That was Ezinwanne, one of my bridesmaids, talking to the…

  • Stories

    Like A Brother To Me (Part 2)

    When we began, it felt awkward.He reached out to hug me whenever we met, while I was still accustomed to chopping knuckles with him. He introduced me as his “babe” when…

  • Stories

    Like A Brother To Me (Part 1)

    “Sorry I need to leave now. I have an emergency,” I said. He stared at me, unable to hide his disappointment. Poor fellow. I was disappointed too. This was my chance…

  • Lifestyle Stories

    Several Routes Can Lead Home

    Sometime ago, on a WhatsApp group I belong to, someone asked a question. She said, “What if you wake up to find that for the past ten years, everything that happened…