Write ups/ Poetry

Fading Away 💔🖤..

There are times we all go through hard times , and for some of us penning or typing down words is the only escape we have. Here is a piece by Karim . 💔FADING AWAY💔 Just as we become so strong,I feel it fading away,I feel the laughter fading,The jokes and smiles lessen each day,I… Continue reading Fading Away 💔🖤..

Life talks

Changing Old habit .

Change they say is the only constant thing in life . Habits are routines or things done continuously which tend to occur over time subconsciously. We have all formed certain habits intentionally or not . Some good and productive, others not so much . And sometimes these habits have a negative impact on us or… Continue reading Changing Old habit .

Life talks

The degrading of mothers who deliver through caesarean section.

Pregnancy, yes lets start there. Pregnancy occurs when a sperm fertilizes an egg after it is released, then it moves to the uterus and a successful implantation of this fertilized egg in the uterus results in pregnancy. So a woman, at this point lets call her a mother, carries this fertilized egg which becomes a… Continue reading The degrading of mothers who deliver through caesarean section.

Life talks

When life gives you lemons 🍋 make lemonade

was about to make some lemonade and these thoughts 💭 came to me ✨ When life gives you lemons Squeeze out every juice from it Have a drink It might not be sweet but then it’s juice If it’s unbearable just add sugar Cause In time, things will change Dry it’s peel and use its… Continue reading When life gives you lemons 🍋 make lemonade

Life talks

Sightseeing 1.

WHO (World Health Organization) have warned that there is no going back to the "old normal" we have a new normal now which involves wearing masks, social distancing, sanitizing and reporting to the rightful authorities is you don't feel well. Well, be it that the old normal is "over" , most areas or part of… Continue reading Sightseeing 1.

Write ups/ Poetry

The grass is not always greener on the other side .

The grass is not always greener on the other side The grass is greener where it is watered and cared for Maybe the grass is greener cause it’s fake, an illusion Maybe your grass ain’t green because you are longing for the greener grass The grass is not always greener on the other side If… Continue reading The grass is not always greener on the other side .

DIY

My big pink mask 😷

Resuming college after about 5months came with mixed feelings and new rules . These rules are , wearing a Mask is mandatory , temperature inspection at the entrance of the school and hand sanitizing .. All in line with the guidelines to control and prevent spread of COVID-19 amongst students. Getting a washable mask was… Continue reading My big pink mask 😷

Life talks

The Stigma of Buying Okrika.

Okrika is a port town in rivers state Nigeria, but it is also what Nigerians call second hand products mostly imported from the abroad. Buying okrika products is a great way to get high end products below retail prices. It is also a way to save money and getting antique products which are no more… Continue reading The Stigma of Buying Okrika.

Life talks

Trauma Bonding

Trauma bonding, is a strong emotional attachment between an abused person and his or her abuser formed as a result of ongoing cycles of abuse in which intermittent reinforcement of reward and punishment creates a powerful emotional bond that is resistant to change. Here I have attached a well summarized piece on trauma bonding by… Continue reading Trauma Bonding

Food/Recipes

Chin Chin.

Chin Chin is a popular fried snack in west Africa . It is fried dough, made mainly from either wheat or cassava flour, sweetened with sugar and flavored with nutmeg, vanilla or any other flavor of choice. Chin Chin is a common snack served at parties and celebrations. It is also prepared during festive seasons… Continue reading Chin Chin.