Tag Archives: family

back for good?

It’s been a minute. I left that comment a few minutes ago on Sting’s blog. To be specific, on a blog post about farts in an enclosed space. Not her farts, someone else’s. On a small airplane. You can read … Continue reading

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In with the new

2013 was quite a year. Highs and lows. This is a new year, and I have started as I mean to go along. I have unfinished business from last year. I advise people to be tenacious, to pursue after what … Continue reading

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Evidence, of God’s care

As pregnancies go, it was uneventful. I had the occasional bouts of nausea, and sometimes had to sit bolt upright in the middle of the night as a wave of reflux threatened to choke me in my sleep. Nothing major. … Continue reading

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Morning. I wake E1 up, and send her downstairs to use the bathroom. Then I wake E2 up, and direct her to the bathroom upstairs. E1 comes racing up the stairs a while later, just as E2 emerges with the … Continue reading

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Popcorn and groundnut – Tales from back home

It was a long road trip from Lagos to Akure, and this time unlike our last trip two years earlier, I was determined to sample every culinary treat the roadside sellers had to offer. And so I began. Loads of … Continue reading

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Silent answers – Tales from back home

She: ‘I want to have a talk with you. I am glad you understand Yoruba very well, so you will understand what it is I am saying to you. I have noticed you are very lazy. Your husband does all … Continue reading

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Been a while…..

….since I’ve been on here, or anywhere in Blogsville for that matter, and I don’t have any excuses. So what’s been happening while I’ve been away? The girls finally broke up from school last week, so it’s happy days ahead. … Continue reading

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