You will laugh, you will cry, you will learn. These stories are curated with love.

A Letter To Little Yoms

I think about my younger self a lot, sometimes I laugh when I remember her, other times I cringeeeee…

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Protected: I hate how mushy I am.

Papi, you know I like you, a lot, that’s non negotiable but, it’s important to reassure each other at all points, we are two very fragile people figuring it out, let’s fight with kindness. I’ve always said I’ll only get into a relationship…

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Musings from a Single Nigerian Girl

“It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self-love deficit.”-Eartha Kitt ‘Rot in hell bitch’ No matter how many times I wash my ears, I…

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Bye 23: I had a swell time!

It’s my birthday today, 24 years old. I’m a big big girl now o. Haha. I wonder where I’m headed with this piece, but that’s the beauty of life isn’t it, the uncertainty. The fact that you can set out to be a…

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A little too late

I realized I was in love with you a little too late. I’ve known you for 27 years which is all my life, we’ve always called ourselves just friends. People would say oh you guys would make a beautiful couple and we will…

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Book Review: The Mechanics of Yenagoa

This was such a refreshing read, definitely different from the norm. Today’s book review is The Mechanics of Yenagoa by Micheal Afenfia. I love the fact that it was set in Bayelsa not the conventional Eastern or Western areas in Nigeria we are…

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Blocking out the Noise

‘Broken so many times, God uses me for lessons’- Ijeoma Umebinyuo When I was 16 in my first year in university, someone’s boyfriend leaked her nudes. This had nothing to do with me but her face was cropped off in the picture and…

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Memoirs of a Baddie

As we left the wedding last night, my legs simply wouldn’t go on and no it wasn’t my heels stopping me, I just couldn’t do it anymore. I watched D-baby head into the Uber so confidently and all I could do was mutter…

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