Memoirs of an unrepentant slut

It’s Saturday. I love Saturdays. . . who doesn’t? I had just woken up with a loud bang on my head like the sound coming out of a pendulum hitting the walls of a bell. I didn’t have the best night but I never had the worst. All through the night, my mind was clouded…

Memoirs of a Repentant Slut

I remembered clearly the ‘first’ time I met Jide, it was through Sola, a friend who has a crush on me. Yea! That’s if attraction is the same thing as a crush but who cares for fairies and wishes? I’m for real in Flavour’s voice. Dreams, crushes and wishes when it comes to girl/boy matters…

To love a Mermaid

Jake stood at the balcony of his beach house which was the only property he had inherited from his father, he was regarded as the black sheep of the family, having no one love or care about him; he loved looking at the sunset from his beach house, it was a beautiful site he consulted…

Memoirs of a Repentant slut episode 2

. And there I stood, it wasn’t a dream. It was me staring into the bulging faces of Mama Seun and the beautiful ‘gbeboruns’ of No. 5 pretentiously referred to as neighbours. Staring at each other, we were both lost for words for few minutes. The meeting was so awkward and it was first of…

Success demands a gradual everyday progress 

What is meant when we talk about progress? By Miriam Webster’s, Progress is “a movement forward” or “toward a place”; “is the process of improving or developing something over a period of time.” The key words (movement forward, improving, developing) expresses progress as a gradual process and not a one time explosion. That is why to…

Ben

It was a dark Monday morning when Ben arose from his bed. Taking a look at the time it was past 5am, his one room apartment which he shared with his four friends always irritated him. They shared the floor not even a Bed, the roof had leakages whenever it rained. It smelt bad as…

Memoirs of a repentant slut Episode 1

Come out now o! I no dey follow u play o! which kain nonsense be dis na?” “O o ni jade abi (you won’t come out now abi), ashawo, you don overchop dis time o! ‘Anuofia come out na o, ehn ehn!” Mama Seun was shouting at the top of her voice and banging the…

The new girl (based on a true life story)

I sat on my seat looking out the window at the students being punished for late coming not minding what James was saying, he was always a talkative. It dawned on me that I had not completed my math assignment, this made me ponder on my fate at the math class which was the very…

Art by Vlad Yashin

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves  – Thomas Edison