Why hello there, it has been a while since we've done one of these stories. You see, I thought I wouldn't have to write a story about me being up to my usual foolishness again because, maturity. But I was wrong, so wrong. It is impossible to outgrow this particular brand of life-threatening stupidity. So … Continue reading So I drank liquid Bleach
You know how you're doing something wrong and you know that you'll Chop cane for it, but you keep doing it because you're just very foolish. My people this is a throwback story. I was 14 and using one Nokia phone that could only support 2go and small browsing on E network. My 2go star … Continue reading Flogging chronicles
I get a bad feeling if a week goes by and I don’t lose my way, spill, break, rip, slam into, fall into or fall out of something. Because see ehn, my brain can do many things, and everyday life is not one of them. One example was during my trip to Korea. I did … Continue reading Cross border foolishness
Hiiii, so quick run down. Since I’ve been gone, I won a scholarship and moved to Korea. I’m currently doing one year of Korean studies and will be moving on to a Master’s program next year. Details later. Now that the catch up is done. Let’s move on to the biggest embarrassment of my life … Continue reading Have you ever seen someone’s hair fly off?
I always say that it is impossible to scam me because I'm too Nigerian to ever fall for a scam. My sense is too much for anybody to convince me, but then, I never calculated that sometimes scammers aren't always strangers. It's a throwback story. (Throwback to April this year) It was the second semester … Continue reading So, I got scammed?
In this country, we inherit the silence from our parents our backs bend under the weight of the abuse andwe stuff our words down our throats and choke our dreams on themwe say it will get better and do nothing to make it betterwe barely survive until one day our minds give up and we … Continue reading Bullshit #EndSARS
Dearest, Do you have moments where it feels like you can see yourself from outside of yourself and you realise a fundamental truth about you? Like your mind goes silent and there's just one thought burning on the back of your eyelids and you're watching yourself absorb the thought. I had one of those recently. … Continue reading Aderonke’s diary 2; Cat-lady that likes dogs here
The time is 6:37 PM and the sun is hanging on the edge of the sky trying to shine for just one more minute. I have been lying in bed listening to music and thinking about my existence for about 2 hours now, it's depressing stuff, this existence of a thing. I have spent the … Continue reading Aderonke’s diary 1. Worry
Recently, someone told me that my being scared of getting raped or attacked stems from insecurity. I didn't understand how he came to that conclusion but it made me realise that people still don't understand how it feels to be a girl living in a world where people will try to hurt you. So I'm … Continue reading About fear
"My body is choking me" That was the first thing he said to me the night after Keffi. I wrapped the sheets tighter around myself and thought how different he looked from before Keffi Nick. His once chiselled cheekbones and jaw now looked too bony, his eyes were constantly flitting from one thing to the … Continue reading Drowning
The girl loved her father. You see, there was never a mother for her. Girl was pulled out of the gaping chasm of her mother's womb a whole day after the cerebral hemorrhage that spelt the end of mother's life. Father cried for months after mother's death, he was never the same man again. But, … Continue reading The morality of it