Taking it All In

taking it all in

I do not want to delve into much of what I have been up to of late. And if there is anything you must know; I am trying to storm through adulting, not particularly making intentional mistakes but picking up lessons to hold my hands to a safe place. It seems the year has been slow and I am grateful for that. I would have appreciated faster months because of my service year and the eagerness to experience change, to

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A Year in Retrospect- 2020

DI SCLAIMER: In a bid not to hype 2021, you would see “the year”. know it is 2021. while that year is 2020. Actually, I can call 2020 with my full chest. Thanks for understanding Chum. 2020 was the year I had the longest breaks. And by breaks, I mean off social media. Sometimes, there was a need for the time out. Other times, it was the wrong vibes or anxieties. It came with a lot of tidings, a mixture

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What Is The Nicest Thing Anyone Has Said To You?

It is pretty easy to remember all the wrong and bad things someone said to you or says about you. What about the good stuff Chum? Click click, the picture was snapped. My roommate and I decided to go through the pictures and then, there was this particular one where I smiled so wide, you could see my complete sets of teeth (not 32 by the way) but you could see everything. I was smiling from ear to ear. It

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On Music And Love: What Is Your Current Favorite Song?

I know it, when I hear it! Whether I define myself as a music person or not, when I hear music that bangs, I jive to it and it makes my day. Sometimes, these songs are always on repeat until I listen to the life out of them. Other days, I remember an oldie, and the next thing is to sing or hum the lyrics out of the song. Songs uplift. They bring peace. Some days, it is the vibe

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A few of my favorite things. And fears too.

How do I explain that after living through a couple of decades, I find quite a number of things intriguing? Some of which happens to be my favorite things in the world. As we continue living and coexisting in this space, I am pretty sure that my list of favorite things would definitely increase with some leaving the list and a few goodbyes from me to some.I find it a bit of comfort sharing these deets with you Chum, so

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HOW I FEEL AS A NIGERIAN

Explaining to myself in 5 years what happened to Nigeria would come as a flash where in less than fourteen days, things seem to be going back to normal. And normal here ain’t cool. The new normal is how we are getting to where we want to go. With the destruction and vandalization of properties and buildings that are either privately owned or government-owned, to the killings of brothers and sisters in the country, it is saddening to know that

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TO EXIST LOUDLY + WHAT IT MEANS TO ME

I can remember vividly a post that was tweeted which I shared on the 1st of January, 2020. However, I cannot remember exactly who tweeted that but it read something like “this year, I am going to exist loudly.” This means I was going to take chances, to live fully and powerfully, live my best life e-v-e-r-y-d-a-y, be bold and dauntless, harness opportunities, post regularly (this is a big deal to me and almost like a chore) Read On living: is

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WHY COVID 19 IS NOT THE TITLE OF THIS POST + OTHER THINGS I WANT TO SAY

Colour me shocked, fearless, lowkey happy (just because of the break) when I heard about the recent happening in the world. I do not intend to bore you with the details and how much you and I should cling to safety. I practically stalled this post for two major reasons 1. I do not want to write about just COVID 19 and, 2. It feels like there’s a whole lot still going on in the world apart from the pandemic.

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ON LIVING: IS GROWING UP ACTUALLY A SCAM

Sometimes, it feels like I give myself unnecessary headaches, taking paracetamol while trying to wrap my finger about how to journey through life. Since it’s a journey, I am fully down for enjoying the ride, every dang moment that comes, the good, the not so bad, the bad and boy, I really do not want to see the ugly. For the records, I am twenty one years old and I ain’t gon’ lie, life is real. Not scary. (sometimes though).

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