‘Come here Dorothy’, my mother said. She sounded like she was about to birth pearls of wisdom through her mouth. I dragged the stool and squatted my long body on it, feeling the hard contrast of the wood on my buttocks. ‘Take this pineapple and eat it’, she said offering me a slice of extremely yellow and delicious looking pineapple. I stretched my hand with the curiousity of a cat
Having a thick skin is not as easy at it sounds especially when you’re a single lady in Nigeria. Every day, I wake up to the reality that people would prejudge, offer unsolicited advice, interfere, even insult and try to intimidate me because of my single status BUT I must not blame them… They are only doing what they have learned; they know no other way. I am 32 years
Prompt: Feb 21 Undo If you could un-invent something, what would it be? Discuss why, potential repercussions, or a possible alternative. How We Met: Gideon Tundun and I met in the University of Lagos. I was in my third year and she was in her first year. We had both volunteered on a charity project in Ilaje and we automatically bonded. For me, it was admiration at first sight.