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Yellow Pineapples

‘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

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Stupid to Stupor

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

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She Said What?

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.

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