(A few of my) personal affirmations

I am an artist. I am beautiful. I am smart. I am unique. I am sensitive. I am sensible. I am different. I am creative. I am clever. I am intuitive. I am a quick thinker. I am a problem solver. I am God's precious child. I am funny. I am lovely. I am lovable.... Continue Reading →

Notes for the Nigerian seeking postgraduate studies in the U.K

Notes for the Nigerian seeking postgraduate studies in the U.K (based on my experience): Be humble and receptive to gaining new knowledge.You are a graduate seeking an advanced degree; higher expectations will be required of you regarding your ability to absorb and interprete new information.Be prepared to read more broadly than you've ever done in... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Coventry: My Happy Place.

Coventry, My Happy Place. I lived in Coventry, United Kingdom from September 2008 to October 2011. When I think of Coventry, I think of calmness and serenity. I think about taking long walks from my shared flat to the University Library, and then walking further down to my Faculty Building near the Cathedral in the... Continue Reading →

Grief Update: One Year and Eight Months.

-I carry out my daily tasks in a matter-of-fact and kind of numb way. -The number of calls, messages and visits following my Mums death have basically stopped as people get on with their lives. I do still get contacted by her close friends once in a while, which is nice -I dream about my... Continue Reading →

5 TV Favourites

Quiz shows: Tipping Point, The Chase, Pointless, QI, Who wants to be a millionaire.Creativity challenge shows: The Great British Bake Off, The Great British Sewing Bee, The Great Pottery Throwdown.Any documentary on the British Royal Family, American Political Dynasties and World War 2.Cop Shows, specifically Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.Random shows like Restaurant Impossible,... Continue Reading →

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