Monthly Archives: December 2011

Imagine This

THIS IS NOT A BOOK REVIEW. I have just finished reading a book recommended by a good? friend. The author is Sade Adeniran (never heard of her) and it’s about the story of Lola Ogunwole’s difficult youth. Anyways, the story … Continue reading

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You are

I woke up this morning with Lionel Ritchie’s “You are” playing in my head (actually, I might have dreamt it as well). And as I usually have once in a long while, I had that dream where I was actually … Continue reading

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The Great Bird

Disclaimer: I wrote the story below for submission to the commonwealth writer’s competition for some prize (I believe a short story of between 2000-5000 words – the story below weighs in at about 2,382 words). Was looking for “something” and … Continue reading

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Sefi Atta’s “Not My Affair”

Sefi Atta’s “Not My Affair” I was at the reading of Sefi Atta’s “Not My Affair” this evening at the Terra Kulture in Victoria Island. In order not to offend our Nigerian Sensibilities, the play started about 40mins late (which … Continue reading

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Mean Girls 2: the letter

I am one of those people who, when watching a film, if shown a letter/note on the screen, will pause, rewind, zoom (if necessary) to read its content – especially if I am watching the film alone. Not for any … Continue reading

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