YELP! I don’t have a career choice! Continue Reading
I grew up in a colorless society and until I left the shores of my motherland, the topic and tribulations of color, race & identifying as Black was near foreign to me — except for the odd times it popped up in the American movies I grew up watching.
We were dealt a different hand here in Nigeria known as tribalism which is a story for another day.
I read books and watched Movies like The Help, The Secret life of Bees, 12 years a slave — and the recent one being ‘Selma‘— which all hit me hard in the face of reality and unleashed a flurry of questions. Continue Reading
It is not everyday that you find someone who inspires you in so many ways. As a girl, a writer and a female Nigerian, Chimamanda is a role model of what I aspire to be everyday. Although there are so many Nigerian women that I admire, it is rare for me to find one that embodies a lot of the things I believe in and wish to be, but in Chimamanda I found one. It was a great pleasure for me to see she will be gracing next month’s pages of Vogue, with a stellar interview conducted in Nigeria. Now not only will more people be ‘aware of’ and an ‘audience’ to her amazing talent but also it is nice to see someone very relatable to me in a magazine that I admire and love reading. Continue Reading
In the spirit of Valentine’s day I decided to write this post to kinda remind us all that love does not have one definition and how we can find love and happiness in the most unusual places with the most random acts.
When I think of what love is to me, I am left with a fluster of thoughts, ideas and imagination. So because of that, I have decided to not think hard about this and to just let my thoughts and fingers be in sync. These are the things that make my heart flutter and give me occasional butterflies <3