Monday , October 23 2017

FEMININITY IN ALL ITS GLORY

So this month is South Africa’s women’s month and i salute them for setting aside a month to celebrate the beauty of womanhood. in honor of this, I’m reposting this. So today is International Women’s Day. This inspired me to tell you about how I feel about womanhood and trust me I think and appreciate feminism and femininity every day. I love being female! There are moments when some women say or think to themselves, “if only I were a man.” Now I can’t say …

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CRAZINESS IN A SUIT

As uncivilised as they say Nigeria is, I’m still grateful for this nation. For one thing, it’s usually easy to identify a mad man. For the westerners, it’s not quite as easy. The really mad people wear suits and carry briefcases and seem very normal. A true case of ‘all that glitters ain’t gold’. They appear “civilized” on the outside but are really twisted upstairs. They really have the worst cases of mental disorders. Now I don’t mean to mock them or make light of …

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TILL DEATH DO US PART; 20 TIPS FOR A LONG AND HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP

NEVER ASSUME NOR JUMP TO CONCLUSION, LEARN TO COMMUNICATE This is my first tip because this is the reason people make so many mistakes. ‘OH! He is not calling me! he must be cheating on me!’ PLEASE DONT DO THAT! Never assume anything. Do not jump into conclusions. Learn to communicate at all times. Talk to your partner everyday and when you start having doubts about him/her. Please talk about it. If you are still very suspicious, then you can conduct a very private investigation, …

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PEOPLE OF COLOUR

  The typical definition of a person of colour is someone who is not white or of European heritage. My first thought then is, when did white stop being a colour? Addressing only blacks as people of colour is very absurd to me. As far as I’m concerned, whites, blacks, browns, and whatever colour people choose to place themselves under all come under the phrase, “people of colour”. Therefore addressing only blacks with that phrase makes me feel as though the whites still believe that …

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LIVING NOW…

At virtually every point in our lives, we’re all waiting for something. As a primary school student, you can’t wait to be in secondary school. When you’re in secondary school, you can’t wait to be in the university. In the university, you still can’t wait to leave and begin to start making your own money. When you do leave and start working, you can’t wait to get married. When you’re married you can’t wait to give birth. When you give birth, you can’t wait for …

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LOVE….REALLY?

As a child, I really and I mean really really loved cartoons. I loved every kind, especially the fairy tale kind; the Cinderella, the snow white, beauty and the beast, just to name a few. I liked the romance of it all. I loved how they dressed, how they talked and even how they twirled, it was just this magical place I wanted to experience. I did like other cartoons and I kept looking for that bit of romance in them all. As I grew …

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THE PERFECTLY IMPERFECT ME

Some days I go out and everywhere I go, someone’s always like, “Oh, you look really pretty today” and another person teases and is like, “eh eh oh, fine girl”. Most times, I just smile and say thanks, coz duhh, I did see myself in the mirror before going out; however, some other days I’m genuinely shocked and flattered, not because I didn’t look in the mirror before leaving but because I actually did. Let me explain, it’s possible that that particular day, I rushed …

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IT’S JUST NOT FUNNY

I’m not afraid to say that I have a very weird sense of humour and it’s quite difficult for a stand-up comedian to make me laugh out really loud. I can smile and nod, appreciating your art but I most likely will not laugh so hard that I bang my feet on the ground and slap my knee. The truth is, to me, some jokes are just not funny. And not only are they not funny, but they annoy me and I find them quite …

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STANDING AGAINST STEREOTYPES, LOVING WEIRDNESS.

As human beings, there are certain things that influence the way we talk, the way we dress, the way we walk, even the way we live our lives, but most especially, the way we view the world around us, and by the world I mean the people. Amongst such things we have the family upbringing, i.e. the background, we have peer pressure, just to mention a few. Now to me, the biggest influence of all is the society, the stereotypes that are passed down from …

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Table for JUST one;10 tips to be single and happy

Are you feeling like you cannot do it? Like you cannot be single and happy? Like you need a relationship to confirm your happiness? WELL YOU CAN DO IT! You can be Single ND Happy. I know we all want to always be on the phone with that special someone. We want hear that person say ‘I Love you all the time. There is always a high probability that most of us, especially those who have just ended an important relationship, would start feeling like …

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