Can I just say "Hey there, long time no see" and we pick up from where we left off almost three months (read: centuries) ago? I'm sure the answer would be a resounding No! I am so sorry, and I mean it. Though I never planned any of the circumstances that led to the blog … Continue reading A BREAK, UNINTENDED + a few updates
When I judged Barbara Hughes' Disciplines of a Godly Woman at first, I felt it could only be one thing- boring. It belonged to my Mom and had been lying around the house for years. So when she brought the book a few weeks ago and said, “Try and read this book, Ozioma”, I took one … Continue reading READIN’ LATELY: August
I once posted on my Facebook wall "there are only two states in Nigeria - Lagos, and the others". Okay, I just may have exaggerated a little there but you can tell how much I love Lagos or rather the part of Lagos I usually visit. When an opportunity came up this August to visit Lagos … Continue reading MY GRANDPARENTS VISITED, AND HERE’S ONE THING I LEARNT
Recently, a blogger-friend shared something about not being able to complete a single book since the beginning of the year. I recall thinking "oh, so that's a thing?" because I'd never really given much thought to setting book goals or to whether I was reading "enough". I knew I had my struggles, but I was … Continue reading READIN’ LATELY: May
I still remember the first time I traveled by air; I think I was about 14 then and just a few months shy of completing high school. You could easily tell it was my first time right from the airport to the plane! In fact, when I look back at that experience, I seriously want … Continue reading FIRST-TIME FLYER? CHECK THIS OUT…
Hi there! It's a few hours away from the Easter weekend! Easter is traditionally celebrated either in March or April, and it just so happens that I was born on the last day in the month of March. See the connection? In fact, I thought it so cool when my birthday coincided with Easter Sunday … Continue reading 18 “random” THINGS ABOUT ME
It's been quiet around here for almost two weeks but I'm glad to announce that we are back and ready to roll! Just so you know, my initial plan was to create new content during weekends and then publish mid-week. Let's just say things didn't go as planned because by mid-week I was either still … Continue reading RECAP x BIRTHDAY PLANS + FIRST GUEST POST!
Good music would definitely make the cut for top five on my list of 10 favourite things. Music is such an integral part of me that I could tie certain songs to the memories attached to a particular phase of my life. Some time back, I listened to Chris Tomlin's Good, good father, and I … Continue reading A PEEK INTO MY CURRENT PLAYLIST
Everyone seems to be talking about love this week because, St. Valentine's day. To say the least, I became slightly irritated by the fuss surrounding the celebrations. During my commute, I honestly got tired of seeing event posters for Vals day almost after every pole. And some had the most hilarious themes! I have to confess … Continue reading ON VALS DAY: 3 (simple) THINGS YOU CAN DO TODAY
I am in a serious relationship with paperbacks. Though the memory of how we fell in love is a bit hazy now, it may have been the moldy, vintage smell of new books that got me hooked for life. From age three or probably four and through my teen years, we were almost inseparable. I … Continue reading PAPERBACKS, E-BOOKS OR AUDIO-BOOKS: WHAT ROCKS YOUR BOAT?
Who wishes that at the close of work each day, they can vanish and then re-appear at their home, or at least the street to it? I do (all the time!) because traffic, and long distances, and plain tiredness after a hard day's work. If you live in a pretty busy city like mine, you … Continue reading DO-ABLE ACTIVITIES FOR YOUR “9 – 5” COMMUTE
I can't believe this is finally happening. Faenomenal is born today! If you knew my kind of person, you'd probably be giving me a dozen hugs and a warm cup of tea in celebration. This is because I have so much inertia when it comes to taking a new step, and an especially risky one … Continue reading HALLO, NICE TO MEET YOU