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 →
'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 →
We shouldn't be nervous over those who don't deserve us. Such sentiments should make us tough. It should never be enough to cause distress, make us cautious or move us to entertain lust in the guise of love. Ivie M. Eke 2022.
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.
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 →
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 →
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 →