Tag: Loss

Becoming Lovers

  The first time we kissed was unexpected; it was two people on a collision course that didn’t know how it would all end up. Worse still, it was in [ … ]


Photo Credit- Unicef   Phew. I miss the days when I wrote like this. It wasn’t that very long ago either. Found this in my email drafts where most of [ … ]

Loving Cuba

Che is everywhere in Cuba. And he is Argentinan. But his story is so inspiring that I understand why these people love him so completely. I have heard of him [ … ]


“I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be your plagues; O grave, I will be your destruction: [ … ]

Leaving Happy

Since y’all seem to be in break-up season…What with over a 1000 covers of Adele’s Hello. Na wa o. You guys like pain so I have kindly decided to help [ … ]


Dear Hadiza, I was at a philharmonic orchestra last night and suddenly, from nowhere, you crossed my mind. It wasn’t my first orchestra. I have been to too many of [ … ]


All over Nigerian social media these past few weeks, there has been grief. These days I like to observe more than speak. Nigerian social media in particular gives great fodder [ … ]