Things I enjoy as a solo traveller.

I recently took a break from Nigeria and went on vacation to London. It was the first time I had travelled out of Nigeria since 2019-before COVID-19. Here are a few things I enjoy as a solo traveller: The joy of doing nothing.Being able to start your day at your own convenience. Do I want... Continue Reading →

I love books by…Sue Moorcroft.

'Want to know a secret?' by Sue Moorcroft. Diane is notified by the police that her Husband has been in a helicopter crash. At first, she is certain that they must be mistaken (they are a lower-middle class family with no helicopters at their disposal). However, she soon discovers that it is indeed true…and from... Continue Reading →

Did you see me?

When I was in love-Did you see me? I wasFire burningWind blowingHoney melting. I met himand I fell,and thenI flew. Like constant electricityin Nigeria,I provoked shockand hysteria. When I loved,I lived for his smile:it was sublime. My mindwas a river;it flowedandflourished. For I was hisin that momentin time, andhe was mine. Ivie M. Eke 2022.

My 4 Books!

Hey Everyone! This is just a reminder that I have written 4 books since I began this writing journey in 2015:-Looking for myself and my phone charger (a poetry collection).-Walking on eggshells (a short story collection).-Dirt in the dust (a novel).-Colour me Coral (a novel). They are available on Amazon and Okada Books. As you... Continue Reading →

Lessons Learned: Relationship Edition (2)

Ignore those who try to make you feel bad because you are yet to be married. If you succumb to pressure and make a poor choice in a partner, you would have to deal with the consequences and those people would be nowhere to be found.Feeling lonely whilst in a relationship is the worst.Exercise wisdom;... Continue Reading →

Lessons Learned: Relationship Edition (1):

Trust your instincts. If it doesn't feel quite right, run away.Effort in a relationship should be reciprocal.You are probably just being gaslighted. You are not 'crazy'.Actions speak louder than words. A clichè? Yes. The truth? Also yes.I choose being single over being in a relationship with a guy who won't even do the bare minimum.... Continue Reading →

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