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Green Hostel 2 – 3

Last week on Green Hostel Tola’s departure was what she called it. Leaving the shores of the country and never looking back except chance allows it. The type of chance that boils down to the next set of choices I make. The choice to nurture my good heart and grow into a better man or just live it all up; ... Read More »


I am not perfect and that humanely disqualifies me from judging others. Nonetheless, I am an emotional being and that means sometimes I feel a little too much, hence the essence of today’s post. To share a story of how people you prioritize don’t show the same commitment and how much it hurts, but to also liberate our minds of ... Read More »

The vow, too

I have never been surer of anything in my life like the words I am about to express you in this moment. More than that, in a world where love fails and marriages, crumble on uncertainties, I keep unwavering faith in what we share. That I take you as my wife in this day, not as for better for us ... Read More »

Parent-Child Preference and Comparison

You must have heard of parents who swap their children’s birthright for different reasons. That’s what this post is about. Should parents have favourites among their kids? I think such preferential treatment can bring about enmity within siblings. Do you agree? It’s obvious that all fingers aren’t equal but do we need to intimidate the shortest? Isn’t it beautiful to ... Read More »

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 8

I have dedicated the last 7 days to sharing my life (past) with you; the hurt, high and low, pain and lessons. I have put myself out in a way that I never imagined I will. I shared my weaknesses with you and took a walk of shame in a bid to become better. You guys are everything that make ... Read More »

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 3

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 1 The Other Side of Femi Fragile 2 Have you met my dad? Just in case you are wondering why I missed him so much, permit me to tell you little about him. I still miss him though. Father unlike every other was special in unique ways. He couldn’t give us everything we demanded ... Read More »

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 2

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 1 It is important for you to know that these revelations about myself isn’t a call for pity. It is a fulfillment of purpose for me to expose you to life as it is. I don’t want you to read in other to be thrilled, you’d be grateful for these lessons if you open ... Read More »

The Other Side of Femi Fragile

My birthday is in 8 days and I am thankful to the Almighty for the opportunity to own a breath. I spent the last 48 hours thinking of how to celebrate it with you and I have come up with a plan to do a post about myself from today till then. I wish I could host you all to ... Read More »

Mothers: gods among men

To be born by a woman is life’s greatest privilege, not like you can come to earth through a man but I guess that’s what makes it more beautiful. Though birthing a child takes place every minute, it still remains a scared act that underlines the essence of every man’s existence. It is always the hallmark of a new beginning; ... Read More »

Green Hostel 10

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 MAGARET: My life stopped the first time I pulled the trigger. I became a murderer at 15. It was my uncle, Sly. He raped me every day since my parents died in car accident. Life is unfair but rape was fair enough ... Read More »