MY NYSC EXPERIENCE AT IKARE IN ONDO STATE| I SEE, I SAW

WHO GOES?! I was not a hundred percent ready to go camping when I checked my dashboard. Initially, It was not exciting since I was at a phase where I was indifferent about where I was going to be posted. My heart was in Lagos.A couple of tears dropped when I saw my state of deployment and big thanks to face masks that I could hide behind. plays big girls do not cry by Sia For the first time after

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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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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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MILE 12 MARKET: WHAT WE EXPERIENCED

We all have different views on what a market is and how we would like to shop. Back in those days, (after living through another decade I could use that line), I could say the definition of a market has changed. And people too. The first time I went to mile 12 market, I had just completed secondary school and was awaiting admission into a federal university. So my mum suggested I went along with her and I was cool

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A Recap of 2019 + Moving Forward

It is me stepping out of my comfort zone and seeing the beauty in staying true through and through. On the first episode of “who’s got time? Keep ticking”. It’s the 6th of January and I felt this should have come earlier. Well, here we are. The tiny bits, the big ones, that made 2019 what it was are going to be spilled straight from my heart. For me, 2019 was a year that came a bit too fast and

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5 amazing ways my ideas and yours play together

He says a lot of stuff that makes total sense to me. She also initiates conversations that get me thinking, dang! you’re one of a kind. I also have a couple of friends that talk about unbelievably smart but you-have-to-believe statements that crack me up and in the middle of our conversation gets me thinking, “how on earth did I meet you?”. Plus they are not perfect and neither am I. I want to believe I’m not the only one

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YOUNG AND BROKE: THE FUN PART AND THE NOT SO FUN PART (1)

Talking about money is a topic not everyone is comfortable with. Reasons best known to each person. This shouldn’t be over looked. The way we’d talk about love, school, work, food, games and sports, should be the same way we should also be comfortable talking about money. I for one, is not really comfortable talking about money with just anybody, and here’s why. I have no freaking idea why!! Studying a course like mine, persons expect me to be savvy

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ON STARTING AGAIN + WHERE WE ARE

DIsclaimer: This is in no way any much different from ochuzupdate.com. The warmth, the love, expression still lives here. It’s good to be back Chum!Do I owe anyone an apology? Definitely. Like a planetary percentage of persons starting out in life or trying out new things to see what works for them and what doesn’t, I make up part of those numbers. Here’s my story. Here’s how it goes. Wanting to say a hundred and one things at a time

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