Mathematics, my favourite subject...okay, that's not true 😂 But as a self-published Author, I find myself tapping out figures on my phone's calculator whilst frowning and shaking my head at the results. When you buy a self-published Author's books on platforms like Amazon and Okada Books, do you know that the Author doesn't earn the amount... Continue Reading →
Christmas is waiting. It is waiting to get that email from Human Resources telling me that the Christmas break will be from this date and end on that date. It is an expectant feeling, where I try to draw the line between being a hardworking staff and an easily distracted person who asks myself, ‘has... Continue Reading →
Expect to be disappointed... Expectations should be deferred... _____________________ The love of Friends and Family, Lovers and Country, _____________________ Should be administered With A pinch of salt And a mountain of cynicism. _____________________ Like an animal In the wilderness, Let self-preservation Come first, _____________________ Lest you fall prey To love’s games, Pray Not to be... Continue Reading →
I am not a motivational speaker...but I do have something I feel someone out there needs to hear: if you wait for perfect conditions before you pursue your passion, you will achieve nothing. _____________________ The three books which I have written are not perfect, but they are proof that I tried/I am trying, and... Continue Reading →
In today's newsletter, I list 10 things that keep me cool during this intense Abuja heat 😓 You can read it here. Are you also experiencing hot weather where you are? Let me know! Have a great day. Ivie.
This book... This book is everything I had hoped it would be. Ayoola is a Serial killer, and Korede, her sister spends her time literally cleaning up after her. It is absurd. It is funny. It is intelligent. It is well-written. Readers will finish this book and be happy, wanting to read it again after... Continue Reading →
There are times when being a Nigerian woman is an awesome experience. Step out onto a random street in any part of the country and you will see us in all our glory: well-dressed, in high heels or flats shoes, with carefully styled hair. With the right support system of family, friends and dedicated groups, a Nigerian woman can achieve greatness both... Continue Reading →
I attended secondary school in Lagos, Nigeria in the 1990s. I have chosen to have very selective memories about my time there, so I dwell more on the memories of shared laughter and on the friends I made who I am still in touch with presently. I will not dwell on the cutting of grass,... Continue Reading →