When You Send Birthday Wishes to One You Don’t Always Like

Here is a beautiful number from Timi Dakolo. I remember when I almost got the chance to meet him, but it didn’t happen and I was so disappointed. (Yes I’m a groupie). He is such a seasoned and brilliant musician with that Michael Bolton raspiness going on (ahem).  And as for the title of this … More When You Send Birthday Wishes to One You Don’t Always Like

The First Grader

My friend’s 5 year old daughter was taking a test so that she could transfer to a new school. Since it was a Grade 1 test and she had only just graduated from kindergarten in her previous school, she left some multiplication questions unanswered. When she got up to leave the teacher called her back. … More The First Grader

My Lagos Summer

​These TV shows and adverts make it look as if summer is one day of sunshine after another. They have fed us this romantic notion of children running around green fields all day, building sand castles on sunny beaches, playing in parks and eating ice cream with adults lounging around the garden sipping lemonade. It’s … More My Lagos Summer