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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 »

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 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 »

Emergence of the cooking pen

R-Earth-Lity Friday is the day we share the life changing stories of certain significant individuals to encourage and teach us vital lessons to smoothen our journey through life. I made a shortlist of people who are qualified for this category; sought few out and listened to the tale of how the fought through pain to victory. In the process of ... Read More »

Bullet to the heart

What do you do when all you live for is gone? My name is Johnson and today may be the last day of my life. If it is, then it is the on becoming of a widow. The misfortune that got me here is that there will be no child to miss me. I killed someone. I put a shotgun ... Read More »

Super Father, Superb Legacy!

Living is about giving, impacting, sharing happiness and touching the lives of others in significant ways. It takes a selfless and passionate man to live it to the fullest. To make sacrifices irrespective of the consequences; to close your eyes to what others can offer you and open your heart to what you can offer them. I know a man ... Read More »

Papa

Dad, There has never been a time I have needed you more than right now. There was drought that made me in dire need of the rain, it never occurred to me to make a drainage. Now that there’s flood, I’m not quite sure of how to paddle through these unsteady waters. I can’t help but think that things would ... Read More »