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
There are things you read and get sad. There are things you read and get ANGRY. MAD. There are things you read that get you ANGRY and make you SAD at the same time and that is Disaster. It saddens me to see people open their mouth and spit out venom. Bile. Trash. Dirt.
Mrs. Folanke Solanke remains a great influence in my life. She is part of the Nigerian story and a woman of many firsts. A dear friend tagged me to this post on Facebook. And once again I was reminded of the reason I hold the first female SAN in high esteem. She cleared the path for women like me. Women like you. This may be the best thing you’ll read today. After all, there’s really nothing to celebrate about Nigeria. Read and Enjoy. Continue reading “THE LEGAL DRAMA : FOLANKE SOLANKE”
Hey beautiful people! This is me taking a break from the poetry series to post this.
Quick question, have you ever been so broke that you start looking for ways to make money ASAP?!?
Continue reading “WHAT DOES CHARACTER HAVE TO DO WITH LEADERSHIP?”
“If a poem hasn’t ripped apart your soul; you haven’t experienced poetry.” -Edgar Allan Poe.
Hey everyone! Kedu? Bawoni? How far? My middle name might as well be PROCASTINATOR!!! Everytime I pick up my phone or laptop to write this particular post, I end up doing a million other things.
Continue reading “TITILOPE SONUGA IS AMAZING!”
It’s my mother’s birthday today. Continue reading “Mummy’s Royal Indomie And Other Cheap Things! “
I’m very happy. Extremely excited. Grateful. Joyful. Happy.
I cried when my story got rejected by Farafina. I was broken and unhappy and sad. The greater heartache was when Adichie said she was looking for writers with “hearts”. I got over it and moved on and with some kind words from friends, I sent the story to http://www.coalng.com and it was published. Continue reading “WOMEN LIKE US…..”