Category Archives: Storytelling

COMPLICATED-19

 “Femi, I don’t care how you do this, but I am not going to be the one left hanging, I am going to have kids and I am going to have them with you!” “She what?” Femi had an incredulous look on his face.Teni took a deep breath and then went over her narration once…
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COMPLICATED-18

“Did you really mean that?” “Mean what?” Kenny asked Tai had been quiet since they left Claire, Kenny on the other hand had been quite garrulous, making really weak jokes and really long speeches about unimportant subjects. Tai could tell he was trying to cover up his nervousness but he was equally nervous if not…
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With LOVE

Dearest Readers, I am so delighted that you made the leap into a new year. To those who enjoyed a pleasant 2020, experienced an overwhelmingly incredible year, congratulations! Whereas, if it was a heart-wrenching year, attempt to pick the many pieces, placing them accordingly will be the very right thing to do. The power of…
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2020- A Farewell Entry

In the spirit of an approaching year, a new decade to be precise, I wrote down my plans; new year resolution, and for the first time I created a vision board of what I wanted to achieve in 2020 and stuck it on my toilet sink mirror. Trust me, this board was filled with the…
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COMPLICATED- 17

1995 “Julia, I’m in trouble”Julia was used to her cousin being overly dramatic, Teni was due to return to the United Kingdom in a week, she had come to Nigeria barely a year after her last visit as she had promised Ade that she would not stay away so long after her last visit to…
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Complicated- 16

What was what about?” asked Julia.“Come on, don’t act like you don’t know” Teniola countered.“But I don’t” Julia insisted, she had forgotten how persistent Teni could be and she was frantically trying to come up with an explanation for her sudden disappearance as Teni planted all those kisses on Ade’s face. Surprisingly Teni did not…
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Complicated- 9

. The following morning, Ade got up, mumbled “good morning” and started getting dressed. His movements were slow and deliberate, he didn’t couldn’t tell how he was feeling, he wasn’t even sure he was feeling anything. Julia simply lay there under the covers, staring at him, an unreadable expression on his face. He studiously avoided…
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