What Your Chewing Stick is Trying to Tell You and Doesn’t Want Your Toothbrush to Know

I have used a chewing stick once in my life.  Just once, as far as I can remember.  Who knows what I did before I started teething.  We shall not discuss that here. Okay, maybe I will.  Not today, sha. … Continue reading

What if Nigerians did not Crash Weddings?

I suppose you read the title.  Wishful thinking, ba? From time immemorial, Nigerians have always crashed weddings.  Okay, I know “crashing” sounds like a bad word, but if you were not invited to the wedding, i.e. you did not get … Continue reading

What You Risk When You Write

What You Risk When You Write

Forget what you heard: Writing is hard work! I have learnt and am still learning that, but it does have its rewards … none of which I want to discuss right now. 😉 But I thought of three different things … Continue reading

Let Junior and Pretty Teach you how to Write a Powerful Love Letter

Junior and Pretty’s video for their song, Bolanle is one of those videos that has the ’90s written all over it.  The outfits, the muddied beats in the background, the off-key background vocals.  All these things add to the comedy … Continue reading

Spicy is not the same thing as Pepperish

Growing up in Nigeria, it was common to hear food that had pepper in it described as being “pepperish.” So, I am used to that word: pepperish.  But, I do believe the correct word is peppery.  Today, however, I don’t particularly … Continue reading