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5 (+1) Practical Ways to Deal with a Jet Lag

For some reason, I can remember the very first time I came across the term 'jet lag'. It was in the pages of a book and it stuck because the main character made her business thrive by making sure her prospective overseas business partners did not have a chance to get over their jetlag before she hit them with all her ideas and so they were often too tired to counter her words and say no to her. This 'strategy' actually worked for her all time, no way it wouldn't have stuck.
 Apparently, jet lag occurs with rapid travel across time zones, resulting in a disruption between the timing of body’s "internal clock" (circadian rhythms) and that of the external physical environment. Basically, it is some sort of temporary sleep disorder that occurs after a long flight. Often characterized by confusion, lack of awareness, fatigue, insomnia, indigestion and loss of appetite, it is no surprise that the author of that book figured it would make a good natural tool to…

A Mini Life Update

There's no such thing as a perfect comeback post especially when the comeback is not a thorough one. I mean, there would still be a couple of other comeback posts so why does this one have to be perfect? I've been thinking more about my blog these past few days because of two reasons which isn't a surprise if I'm being logical. I mean, the hosting company I use has started with the heartbreaking emails intended to notify me of the upcoming renewal of my blog's domain. This equals a saddening debit alert and there's no way, absolutely no way that won't make me think about how much I have abandoned and neglected this webspace of mine and wonder if I should just cancel the renewal. Just because. The second reason is that I'm finally on school break and so I have a little more time on my hands. This means I've been feeling guilty a lot more for not spending my free time on my blog and also thinking about life after school a lot more. My last post here

A Literary Conversation|APRIL

It lowkey sucks that the only thing I'm consistent with on the blog now is the monthly literary conversation. I'm however trying hard to not dwell too much on this sad fact. Anyway, happy new month to you! April was a fun month. I was really hoping for a better month because like I said HERE, March wasn't all that good. Well, I guess I got that.
On the school front, I finally resumed after about 8 months of being away from school because of my 6 months industrial training. I'm in my final year now and I'm mentally trying to prepare for all of the inevitable stress and working on how I won't let myself be overwhelmed. You should already guess that resuming means I have less time to spend on my reading but I still read almost all of it.


1. Stay With Me - Ayobami Adebayo

If you follow me on Instagram (Right here) , then you would have seen me put up a picture of this book and a picture of this book and myself. I think I talked about it so much that a friend had t…

A Literary Conversation|MARCH

Unlike in February when I had a theme of books to read, in March, I did not. I just randomly compiled books I assumed I would enjoy and I enjoyed all 4.

RELATED: A Literary Conversation | FEBRUARY

1. THE KITE RUNNER - Khaled Hosseini
This book guys, would swallow you up. It's actually a very sad book and I expected this because I've read a book by the same author where I almost shed tears but this blew my imaginations. You know, at some point I just stopped mid sentence and wondered for the umpteenth time how one person could be so talented and make so many emotions come up with words! I actually felt like I've never read before. Lol.

PLOT: This book was set in Afghanistan and the protagonist is Amir who lost his mother immediately after she gave birth to him and who throughout his childhood tried hard to win his father's love while also having fun with his best friend, Hassan who is also the son of his father's servant. Amir watches Hassan being bullied and abuse…

Life Update: 2018 Birthday Post

I was unsure about the idea of writing a birthday post this year because it's not very timely till I checked the posts of the last 2 years - 2016 and 2017- and I realized they both went up on the 17th of March, 3 days after my birthday so why not continue the trend?


Unlike the previous years, this was quite uneventful as I was in transit for some time, traveling to school to get stuff submitted and then rounding everything off pretty late so that I was unable to travel back home that same day. I had no extra clothing or toiletries so that was annoying but I pulled through nevertheless.


I have a ritual of getting myself something but so far, I've not really seen what I'm interested in. A God sent person got me a book I've been looking to get my hands on for quite some time now and I was too happyyy! I'm definitely going to update this post with pictures of it later on. I'm really excited and looking forward to all what God has in store for me this new year.


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A Literary Conversation | FEBRUARY

Don't you just love how February flew by quickly? I definitely do and it came with lots of fun and of course, reading.. It feels just like yesterday when I published this POST  on the books I read in January and now it's time to write about the ones in February.
As there's only 28 days in February, I actually thought I'd be able to complete only 3 books but I'm typing this on the 26th day and I was able to go through 5 books! It however isn't in the numbers but in how each book eventually makes one a better person.

Enough digression, I initially planned to read mature romance novels because month of love but after the way the first book I read made me feel, I changed course immediately and went on to read other genres touching topics ranging from racism, colonialism to holocaust stories to a young adult medical fiction and even a children's storybook!

1. STILL ME - Jojo Moyes

If you've seen the movie 'Me Before You' or read the book, then you&#…

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…