Last week someone told me the story of a Nigerian journalist who received a hot slap because she dared to ask why a pay cheque of 10,000 Naira ...
Meeting the parents of someone you love, and want to spend the rest of your life with, is extremely nerve wracking. It is such a serious thing ...
Of all the redundant and meaningless arguments I have seen on social media, the one about a person's age, vis-a-vis, their look, takes the crown. ...
“Michael proposed to me while we were on holiday in Rome. He knows Italy holds a special place in my heart; so when he suggested that we go away ...
Here is how I spent my weekend: a wedding, where I was filling the role of a plus one for my relative; then I was suddenly thrust with a very ...
A few months ago, I met a Hispanic woman in her late 60s with early onset dementia. Care for her husband had been taken over by the Adult ...
A few weeks ago Omo and I were trawling through the Sales aisle at TK Maxx and I saw a pair of Kurt Geiger flip flops for £12.99. I turned them ...
I know I want to write about superiority complex. I know I can’t make the clock stop ticking so loudly. I know I have been staring at my ...
“With this ring, I thee wed…” The groom is staring at his bride with the intensity of the love he feels. The bride, with glistening eyes can ...
My cousin, Bayo started his career as a robber by nicking jewellery from my Aunty’s house. Bayo was a loose cannon – every time he came to the ...
It was a little antique shop on a crooked road with cobbled stones. The waft of the creme brûlée fragrance caught my attention and I nudged my ...
I stifled the first yawn as I felt it push its way up from the pits of my belly. After a quick dart around to see if no one noticed, I held up ...
Don't you just hate people who can't kiss? It’s a hot mess really! Okay, let's dial this back a few rounds. You meet this super delicious ...
I hated the sound of my neighbour's generator - with a passion. Maybe they never serviced it, maybe the exhaust pipe was just too close to my ...
When you met your partner, you had no clue. There was nothing weird about having this special person who was financially comfortable – you needed ...
Someone makes you mad, really mad and you break something they value – at least that’s what the movies would have you believe. You know the sort ...
“Worry is like sitting in a rocking chair/it gives you so much to do/ but takes you nowhere. ” Over the years, I’ve had to sing that song to ...
I was not yet a teenager when I learned a huge lesson from Tunde Kelani’s film ‘Ti Oluwa Ni’le”: DEAD BODIES ARE STOLEN FROM OUR MORTUARIES. In ...
As long as the earth remains round, there’s always going to be rich people, and poor people. When I say rich people, I don’t mean the ...
Growing up is a scam. Forget what they told you – the realities of adulthood will make you pine endlessly for the days when the most tedious ...