Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bangkok Restaurant

I went back for the mango salad. Honestly I did. On the week we arrived in Lagos, my husband had a working social dinner and out of politess, I guess, we were all invited. Children in tow because we couldn’t … Continue reading

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Real Estate, Lagos from a JJC

My awesome brother, Paul sent me this link: http://www.ventures-africa.com/2014/03/top-10-real-estate-locations-in-nigeria/ I live in Lagos. I identify with only one or two of those locations listed in this post – even though I have been exposed to severel others – and I … Continue reading

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Hooked on Indigene Creations

I was looking for a birthday card for my hubby in the malls last week. None fitted the bill.¬†They were either too flowery, too Chinese made cheap kind looking or they just didn’t say what I wanted them to. I … Continue reading

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Hairdressers

A man’s relationship with his barber, as a woman’s with her hairdresser are almost ritualistic. I have known people who have used the same barber for years, as I have my hairdresser for the past five years. Gladys continues to … Continue reading

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Beauty and its Lure.

She’s the peanut seller on Glover Road, her African neck proudly balancing the basket of peanuts on her head as she walks with purpose. Her face wears a weary look, whether by morning or afternoon. On her eyes, false eyelashes. … Continue reading

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Setting the Record Straight

Remember this video? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pUAnrVWUkk It went viral a few years back. James reminded me about this video in church today and how, thinking back, we took it out of context as did many who watched it. Every first Sunday of … Continue reading

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#FreeAJStaff

Residents of Brisbane, Australia may not have bothered about Egypt’s affairs until December 29th when that changed. Aljazeera Correspondent Peter Greste was arrested along with two of his colleagues Mohammed Fahmy and Egyptian producer Bader Mohamed while reporting and charged … Continue reading

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