The chores that jump on you on a Saturday morning are just unkind. How is it that you have to wash, lean, mop, weed (the grass ), and have phatic communion with the neighbours, all in one day? Well, not all in one day, ‘Saturday’ actually ends by noon . Once the sun is up, the rest of the day feels like a blob of half-melted fat. Read the rest of this entry »
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I enjoy football (soccer); I love football! I follow up on football news, I laugh when ‘rival’ teams loose, or have some sort of crisis, I cringe when it seems that they are building some winning momentum. I remember seeing a football match at a ‘viewing centre’; it was a special day. The club I have the fondest support for had just bought a teenager for what seemed like a ridiculously high price, and so he came in midway in the second half. He was obviously underestimated by the opposing team, so he got a pass, skipped past two (or was it three) players, and bent the ball past the goal keeper!!! The whole place went crazy! I was hugging people I’d never met, high-fiving total strangers, screaming and jumping in that frenzy! Shouts of ‘na so’! ‘we dey ball’ ‘Catch am na!’ ‘pikin wey sabi’! ‘una go walk alone tire!’ filled the air! Obviously supporters of the other team sat dour-faced, it made me all the more ecstatic, I loved it! Read the rest of this entry »
One of the most potent fears guys have when they are close to a female who they seem to have some affection for, is the fear of being ‘friend-zoned’, (I’m a guy!). That magic sentence “but you are just my friend” could echo years and years after it was said. Many people say the friend-zone is like a dark cold labyrinth.
For some people privileged enough to have had their own rooms as kids or maybe even young adults (don’t take that privilege lightly), one of the most frequently used commands they must have heard would have been “Arrange your room!”
Well, even if it wasn’t a ‘room’, everybody has their own ‘space’ in the house, (doesn’t matter the size of the ‘house’). Read the rest of this entry »