It’s hard sustaining a relationship these days. Especially as a woman who gets no appreciation for all her sacrifices. Imagine me forfeiting my sleep (everybody knows I love my sleep) just so I could watch you sleep, and make sure you’re comfortable through the night. Remember that one time you forgot to leave your key … Continue reading Smitten
The question has logical origins, I suppose. We Nigerians have always had near-maniacal levels of hospitality etched in our culture. I mean, you have a guest coming from far away, guest gets to the house by say, 2am. The first thing you ask is, "Have you eaten?" then proceed to offer him a wide array … Continue reading I Know I Bashed Your Car, But Have You Eaten?
Once upon a very weird Christmas time, an uncle of mine came over, and took me and a couple of my siblings to the zoo. It was a cheesy stab at "family fun", but it exposed me to...well, the zoo. So after then, I would go to the zoo from time to time, stare at … Continue reading Life, Camera, Toast!
I am in a bus headed for Asaba. There's a skinny fair guy sitting next to me who's been making small talk with the third person at the back, an elderly lady. I've come to realize that my girlfriend lied; Asaba is apparently further away than the four hours she promised, and it's in no … Continue reading Instant Flash: Bracelet
“This girl, you keep trying me, abi?” Dave asked, looking down the proffered cleavage. Angela laughed teasingly, still using her arms to push her breasts together, a coquettish smile playing on her pretty face. Damn. Dave swallowed desperately. Damn. “I do it because I know you can handle it. You’re a biiig boy.” She … Continue reading The Professionals