A Worker’s Day

Today we've gathered together, to have a good time and a chat; To speak of the people we've met on the job; To discuss this and of course that. We're dressed in our very best tonight, and our spirits they're very high. No counting out change for us tonight, or gazing way up at the … Continue reading A Worker’s Day

A Woman

As we celebrate women this March, here are some fun tidbits on what it means to be a woman! A Woman Should Always Have enough money to pay for her meal and her way back home when she goes on a date, even if she doesn't need to Appear flawlessly groomed and impeccably dressed to … Continue reading A Woman

Phenomenal Mothers

I woke up this morning thinking of the amazing woman that made it possible for me to be here today. I want you to know that even through our little fights and often intense arguments and across the miles that separate us that I love you. And so I am dedicating this month of March … Continue reading Phenomenal Mothers

Memoirs of life in the box

I remember a time long ago, long before I had seen the wonder of streets awash with lights and the marvel of satellite and the Internet, long before I learnt to stop believing in magic and to fear people. Dad was always busy then, he thought he needed to give us a better life, and … Continue reading Memoirs of life in the box

Heart your Health

February is World Heart Month! and today being the last day of February is a great time to make sure your ticker is ticking properly. We've all heard it: Change your diet, maintain a healthy weight, be physically active, quit smoking, go for your annual check-ups. These may seem small, and you may ask yourself … Continue reading Heart your Health

CALM is my Super Power

I was speaking to an old acquaintance last night and she said "Cynthia you are always so calm and purposeful. Amongst all of us friends, your life must be going best. I feel like I'm the least accomplished". I laughingly told her "don't you know that calm is my superpower, and my facade"? Of course … Continue reading CALM is my Super Power

No More Excuses

I had a visit from one of my closest friends. She came in to town to see a dentist. It was nice seeing her after so many months. I need to keep in better touch with my friends, few as they are already. She excitedly broke the news that she will be getting married before … Continue reading No More Excuses

Happy Independence Day Nigeria

  58 years ago, some brave God-fearing and proud men stood up and came together to claim the right to freedom and independence of our beloved country. Most of those men are now dead but their work isn't, and the fight is far from over. If brave, God-fearing and proud Nigerians fail to stand up … Continue reading Happy Independence Day Nigeria

The Start of a New Journey

I'm 9 and its my first day at secondary school. As I saw the other girls running around and chattering excitedly, I was frozen with fear and rooted to the car seat. And then I wondered. . .