My own side of the STORY – Episode 12 (Final episode)

May 2015 I am  blessed with three children and two grandchildren (for now). They are all inside the living room watching Kunle Afolayan’s Phone Swap. Since I am someone who loves to read, I would rather prefer to sit outside, pick up a book written by Wole Soyinka or...

My own side of the STORY – Episode 11

December 1980  There are so many activities going on in my father’s compound. Tomorrow is my traditional wedding and I am over-the-roof-top happy. People came from different places to grace the ceremony including many of the young men who had shown interest in me...

Is this THE LOVE OF MY LIFE?

You know I like to infuse one fun thing or the other in between our ongoing series. Well, here is another guest’s story. Goofy content…reader’s discretion advised. ******************** I wrote my final exams in November, 2019. I was filled with ecstasy; I had paid my...

My own side of the STORY – Episode 5

August 1972 My father’s compound was full of activities, women gathered round the various fire stands, some women sat at a corner cooking meat, others were frying it, another batch was making Egusi soup. A group of young men were dressing a cow that had just been...

My own side of the STORY – Episode 3

August, 1967  “Titi, take Olumide along with you to the farm, I have to go to the market.” Bisi said to her daughter. “Mama, I cannot take him. You know one minute he is well and the next, he is sick! I may not know what to do if he behaves in a weird way.” I...