Monthly Archives: September 2010

So you think you can dance?

I stared at the dancers. They were inside and I was without. I pointed my fingers at them and jeered whenever some of them faltered or missed a step. I wondered aloud at how badly they danced, and told anyone … Continue reading

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Finding my niche

So what’s my niche? I honestly don’t know. I write about this, that, and the other. Most of the things I write about are factual, but I like to exercise my creative side sometimes, so I also write fiction, and … Continue reading

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Meet, teach.

Egirl has started a new year at school. This is her second full week since she resumed. I think it is more than enough time for her abilities to have been assessed and her work apportioned accordingly.  The school held a … Continue reading

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University?

When I finished my secondary school education, I told my father I wanted to go to a catering school. His reply was ‘O ti mo oloko to’n  wa e lo’. A rough translation of that is ‘You don’t know who the driver of your … Continue reading

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How Molade got her home back

I am telling you this exactly how it was related to my aunt, Mrs. Morawonlagba. My aunt is a stalwart of one of those social clubs in Ibadan, Nigeria. You know the like don’t you? Anyways, she’s been there for … Continue reading

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Bloomin’ foxes

They woke me up this morning. At first I lay in bed stunned at the noise they were making. Imagine a posse of dogs strung out on amphetamines and helium scrapping over a pile of bones. Then multiply the noise … Continue reading

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Friends like this

Constance and Fred were friends, and had been for as long as either of them could remember. In fact they were so close their spouses and families had become very close. You get the picture I’m sure. As fate would … Continue reading

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