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MY GRANNY DAN CAME BACK TO ME!

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Hello Everyone!

Happy New Year! Haven’t posted anything since this year. I began interning at a wonderful place this January and I haven’t had time for myself. I wake up early and go to bed pretty late. Continue reading “MY GRANNY DAN CAME BACK TO ME!”

COLLATERAL BEAUTY

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Ndi kem? My people? Kedu? You know that time between Christmas and New Year where you don’t know what day it is, who you are or what you are meant to be doing??? I keep asking my siblings is today 25th or 26th? 29th or 30th? Sigh.

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MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH PICTURES

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Graduation Portrait.

Beautiful people, It’s been a while. Merry Christmas!
Forgive my absence. I have been trying to get my life together; from graduation to a tax summer school and to preparations for a job interview. I’ll explain with loads of pictures.

Stay with me.
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Vote For Your Favourite Girl

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Dearest people of Adrielnaline.

I hope you all are well? I have not been able to post anything on my blog just because I graduate from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, in a month’s time. December 1st to be specific. I have exams coming up and I have been reading for my finals. I’ll be back and better.

Few weeks ago, I applied for the Etisalat Prize for Literature – Flash Fiction category. My story was accepted and my story is up for votes. I need your help family. But before then, read my flash fiction:
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THE DAY I SAW CHUMA NWOKOLO

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Barr. Chuma Nwokolo

I couldn’t hide the excitement on my face as I walked into the hall

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CHIMAMANDA THE FEMININE FEMINIST

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Chimamanda has been on the news. She has come to stay people! And every feature of her; from Vogue to the Dutch magazine has been a hit – “Back to Back”

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Imperialism-In-Artistry: Bob Dylan’s Nobel Win Is Proof Adichie Is Right about Beyonce.

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Written by Otosirieze Obi-Young and first published on http://www.brittlepaper.com.
This post is everything I discussed with my friends but couldn’t bring myself to write it down. I’m glad someone else did. Why I couldn’t wrap my head around those who attacked Adichie for her comments in the Dutch Magazine, I remember asking ; “If I write a novel about a ground-breaking discovery in physics, physiology or chemistry, does that make me eligible for the Nobel Win in same field?”

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A FEMINIST MANIFESTO

A new piece from Chimamanda…I must warn, THIS IS A VERRRYYY LONG READ!!!! SO GET READY. DO NOT BE DISTRACTED.

“DEAR IJEAWELE, OR A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS”
By Chimamanda Adichie

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My lover. Beyonce has got nothing on you. *sips lemonade*

Dear Ijeawele,

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Comfort the Disturbed. Disturb the Comfortable

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Me. Today. Disturbing my poor shoki skills.

Poetry does it for me. I spend half of my internet subscription downloading spoken word poetry. They are investments of some sort. For the future. A minute later. A day later. A year later. A safe house for when I’m depressed. Poetry for me is the way one word, sentence jumps out and crawls into my soul. It is the way I open my heart and entire being to that word/sentence and never let go.
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