UNFORGIVEN VIII

…continued from Unforgiven VII “What on earth are you talking about Amaka?” the bewildered expression on Ethel’s face couldn’t be faked. “You know how you promised to talk about Charles Umoh before you ran out on me that day?” Amaka was glowering at her. Ethel nodded slowly, “I’m sorry about that Amy. I just…I guess […]

EBOLA-RIOUS

The sky was a brooding blue-grey up above as I navigated the human maze of the popular Marina market in Lagos with Chidi. It was well into the rainy season so the atmosphere was more humid than hot; yet there was a cloak of heat that hung in the air, from the many human bodies […]

THIS THING CALLED FEMINISM

  “I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”  – Jane Austen, Persuasion. “My own sex, I hope, will excuse me, if I treat them like rational creatures, instead of flattering their fascinating […]

UNFORGIVEN – III

…contined from Unforgiven II Charles Umoh had a touch of arrogance, perhaps the fact that he was wealthy added to it. Those two aphrodisiacs were enough to attract any woman to him. Standing on her doorstep, Ethel couldn’t avoid looking at him; really looking at him. He was greying at the temples in a way […]

THIS THING CALLED…SUCCESS (1)

  Because the muse hit in 2D, I’ve split this TTC post into two. This first leg is inspired by a sister’s post on her online forum where the issue was of successful women and why unhappy romantic relationships seem to be the price they pay for said success. A lot of people like to […]