Ever since the new academic session resumed exactly four weeks today, It's been go. I've been busier than I've ever been. Even more than I was as a freshman in the university. My workload is something else. As part of my national service, I teach government to senior secondary school students in a school in... Continue Reading →
I've been away from my blog for about six weeks now. I mean who does that? As much as i missed, i gotta say it was a much needed break. It's allowed me to get settled into my new place. Moving away from home to be on your own is hard enough without adding financial... Continue Reading →
I have been composing this post since Sunday but time gets away from you if you don't make good use of it. I had a very long weekend starting from close of work Friday to late afternoon Sunday. At close of work Friday, I boarded a connecting bus that would take me to the park... Continue Reading →
An extra room has magically been added to your home overnight. The catch: if you add more than three items to it, it disappears. How do you use it? The dreadful sound of the alarm was not what woke me, and the true culprit was not immediately clear. My silent analysis of the surroundings told me nothing... Continue Reading →
Who’s the most interesting person (or people) you’ve met this year? Walking home from work one day I saw a man up ahead, at a sort of makeshift station, outside the building where my family lives. I know him now as Aliyu, and I greet him semi regularly, but I think I’m the exception in... Continue Reading →
Write about a loss: something (or someone) that was part of your life, and isn’t any more. Reflect on this experience and what it meant for you — how it felt, why it happened, and what changed because of it.
To get started, let's loosen up. Let's unlock the mind. Today, take twenty minutes to free write. And don't think about what you'll write. Just write. Writing loosely without structuring and outline has always been hard for me. Simple class essays take me inordinate amount of time to accomplish not because I do not know what... Continue Reading →
Do you feel like you have a lot of ideas floating around in your head if only you could just align your thoughts properly, maybe you'll actually make sense to someone other than you. Well, that's exactly how I feel. Until you start to type and something else is showing up on your computer screen.... Continue Reading →