COVID -19LockdownChronicles: A love letter (2)

Dear Introverts, Someone after my own heart, how are you? How is Christmas going for you? The best time of your life where the world for once, succumb to your way of life, doesn’t it feel great? I bet you never saw this coming? I hope you are enjoying it? Is it as delightful as…

From one addict to another: Shame (Part 2)

By Inyang Edoho   (CONTINUED FROM THE PREVIOUS POST) Later, years after floating around and trying to just live, struggling with the thought of self-harm, attempting to shut down by ingesting about forty or fifty tablets of multivites, I found the father side of God and while that doesn’t have to make sense to anyone,…

From one addict to another: Shame (Part 1)

By Inyang Edoho We’re all outsiders, that’s what permits us to be here. If we belonged, we’d be too much for the earth. I grew up painfully aware of my difference. I was born a lefty, but that didn’t feel like a scar. I really began to feel exotic when I started losing weight. I…

I DON’T REMEMBER WHAT I LOOK LIKE

By Okunloye Moyinoluwa Before I get out of the house every morning, I stare at myself in the mirror trying to put make up on. I try to check if what I wore looks good on me and generally just check myself out to be sure I look ok before heading out for the day….

ACRIMONY: MY PERSPECTIVES

Moyinoluwa Okunloye So, I got to watch Acrimony yesterday and I hated every minute of it. I could not sleep and I still cannot stop thinking about it. Therefore, I am going to talk about how horrible what has been going on in my mind since I saw it. The major reason I am so…

Please don’t kill us!

Moyinoluwa Okunloye Someone said that no one ever dies alone; you die taking some people along with you. I find that to be very true. I have a front row seat to witnessing the death of a dearly beloved one and I can say for a fact, that his death killed so many people. While…

From one addict to another…….

Okunloye Moyinoluwa Every new beginning comes with a new fear for me. I remember vividly the day that I was graduating having bagged an honours Masters degree in media and communication from the best university in Nigeria (Do not argue with me, I am sure about this!). it was surreal, I was overwhelmed with Joy….