COVID-19LockdownChronicles: A love like my Grandparents’

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye I have never ceased to think about my Grandpa. He was wonderful, full of life and ever so generous. I may be biased because I am his favourite grand – child, but I think he was respected by many. He was a hardworker, never complained and I never saw him poor. Now,…

COVID-19LockdownChronicles: My Fascination to Jane Eyre

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte is one of those novels that I have been obsessed with ever since I first picked it up. I cannot remember how I got the book or when specifically, it was introduced to me, but I have devoured it over and over again. It is one of…

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…

COVID-19LockdownChronicles: #WhatPapataughtMe#

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye I had just been out of secondary school when I was introduced to him. He was one of the figures in fellowship that I revered but didn’t want to necessarily be close to. I had thought that getting close to him will spoil the fun of referencing him. He would become human,…

COVID-19LockdownChronicles: A love letter

Dear Extrovert, *Don’t roll your eyes at me, try to read what I have to say* How are you doing? Of course, I want to know. I can imagine that this season is especially tough on you. You couldn’t have made a choice for solitude ever, in your life. That is not how you function….

COVID -19LockdownChronicles: The gift that keeps on giving

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye The most precious gift that I have got is family. They are the treasure that I would not have selected by myself but the ones that truly suits me. They are not all shiny. Some of them cause more pain than the joy they are meant to give. They can be the…

COVID-19LockdownChronicles: People versus People

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye Way back in the small town where I grew up, I remember that the measuring cup for grains was a big bowl called Kobiowu. There was the paint bucket which was a bigger measurement and then there was Kobiowu. It was what we used to measure cashew nuts to sell to farmers….

My pain, my process; the journey of my life

By Temitope Omogbolagun Receiving the invite from Moyinoluwa, I wondered what exactly I would write my gratitude on from the numerous things happening in my life. Right before my eyes, my life has continued to amaze me, in fact, I am dazed at the dawning of each day about the wonders that ooze out of…

Miniature Gratitude: Life and Light

By Damola Morenikeji It’s 6pm and I had just hugged my new friend, Fritz, as he left for an appointment. The hug was warm and humane. It warmed my heart and prepared me for the night. We had just talked about how we may improve the learning experience and culture of an international organization we…

Milk and Honey – Excerpts

Book by rupi kaur   ***I read this incredible book this week and I fell I love with it. I enjoyed the simplicity of the words and the depths of feelings that they bring. I enjoyed how sharp they expose the pains, yet soothes. I love how empowered I felt as a woman from the words…