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Valentine's Day 2018 || What I'd Be Up To

My favorite thing about Valentine's day has to be the display of red outfits. I think red looks good on virtually everybody. There's just something hot and spicy about the colour that brings out everyone's extra beauty. Other than that, I've never been a fan of the day's celebration. I was going to say I don't even believe in it but then maybe my cupid hasn't found me yet so I wouldn't want to make hasty conclusions. LOL. I was chatting with a friend about Valentine's day and I realized that this day has never really meant anything to me, well apart from being exactly a month to my date of birth.

Therefore, because I'm tired of the everyday "What are you doing?" and "Where are you going on Valentine's day?" questions, I've decided to just answer it all here. What a genius way to get more people to read my blog. Hehe.
So, on February 14th, I'd be

Travelling. On a road trip to Ghana or to one of the Eastern states i…

A Literary Conversation | JANUARY

I love and enjoy reading and this year, I decided to read with more intent. Much more than the knowledge gained, the vocabulary that becomes expanded and the numerous places I travel to from reading books, I decided to actually journal about my reading activities this year and also write out lessons learnt from each book.

I read at a pace of one book a week so that should be about 4 books a month except when a book has too many pages and I have to go through it in two weeks. I actually belong to a book club but because I already had a book I wanted to start the year with, I couldn't follow the reading schedule from the onset of the month so I decided to just freestyle it for the month of January. The books I read are

1. You Have A Brain - Dr Ben Carson
2. Adored - Tilly Bagshawe
3. Small Great Things - Jodi Picoult
4. The Great Gatsby - - F. Scott Fitzgerald
To Kill A Mockingbird  - Harper Lee
    The Tumour - John Grisham



1. YOU HAVE A BRAIN

A friend mentioned that he was reading …

Why Don't You Have A Business?

Happy New Year!
It's never too late for that, right? I wonder what came into your mind as what the content of this post would be immediately you saw the post title. I've been asked this question quite too often these past few days that I decided I should probably write about it.
"Why don't you have a business?" "When are you going to start your business? And so much more. Most times, these questions come up as a result of a discussion that has to do with the situation in Nigeria and if the person I'm talking to happens to be an entrepreneur which is the case most of the time, this question always gets thrown at me. In recent times, it has been the trending topic on Twitter Nigeria arising from tweets that aim to 'inspire' but end up job shaming several people. It usually ends up in banter as most 9-5 people were all about opposing tweets that attempts to  belittle what they do.
Being the typical low key Twitter user, al…

My 5 : Social Media Pet Peeves

Pet peeves are those things you personally find annoying and disturbing and it doesn't necessarily have to make sense to your 'neighbor'. For example, someone I know was talking about how much she finds 'hey' as a conversation starter offensive and it honestly didn't make sense to me because that's my major convo starter.
There are makeup pet peeves, fashion pet peeves, writing pet peeves, cooking pet peeves and so much more. I'm writing on social media pet peeves because I took a much needed social media break recently and it gave me the opportunity to think about what and what not I missed. This is a very lighthearted personal post because well, it's a personal lifestyle blog and so it's going to be all about my own pet peeves but I definitely look forward to reading some of yours in the comment box.

1. Unnecessary Abbreviations : GBU. HNY. HML. Every other abbreviations could be understandable but if you're wishing me well, why can't…

4 Cliché (Not so Cliché) Lessons From A Short Trip.

I have a love hate relationship with a lot of things and situations such as with skirts as I wrote about in this POST. I have a love hate relationship with traveling. I absolutely love to see new places, learn new things and all that but I hate the long distance that has to be traveled as a time always comes during every journey that I get claustrophobic and then there's always one or two accident scenes on the road. It's not always pretty. You'd probably think I'm talking about a 7 hours journey but No. Laugh all you want but a 3hours with almost 30 minutes journey inspired this post while I was looking out of the window at nothing in particular. I realized some lessons the journey thought me and though cliché, I thought to share it still on the blog as this act would make the lessons stick and also to reach out to someone who might need this.


1. Inanimate objects could ruin your mood- If you let them. :  If you've ever had problems with gadgets, you'd know t…

The Insecurity Tag : 10 Things I'm Insecure About

I came across this tag on Instagram (Follow me HERE ) and I realised reading about the insecurities of other people really made me feel something not exactly because I could relate with their insecurities but because it warmed my heart and inspired me in ways I can't explain. This is why I decided to share a few of mine: both the ones I used to have and the ones I still have. The tag says ten and I hope I'm able to come up with that many.



1. I used to be really insecure about my face in Secondary school because pimples ridden. I remember that when I was in SS1, it was at its peak and I used to talk to people especially seniors with my face down. I got tired of hearing "What happened to your face!?" every time someone was sending me to go fetch her water or whatever the errand happened to be.

2. I'm pretty insecure about not having any stereotype talents. Singing, dancing, acting, drawing and the likes. I'm not exaggerating when I say I used to think I was th…

SKIRTS: A love-hate relationship

Don't you just love how inspiration for posts come from the most unexpected occurrences? I definitely do. I'm currently on industrial training/attachment to an hospital and part of the rules and regulations is that we have to dress corporate. Good news for those who put on skirts/gowns every other day and bad news for someone like me who wouldn't mind wearing trousers to their wedding reception not because I don't want to look pretty in a dress but because I feel more comfortable in it.
Just before the training started, I tried to picture how everything would be like and groaned when I realized I'd have to be on skirts almost every day and I remembered everything I dislike about putting on skirts. I thought Fridays were exempted until my supervisor said something about my trousers on a Friday even though she was putting on one herself saying something about mine just being 'different'. I was unable to get her to explain but at least that spurred me on to w…