Later that night I tell Dayo about the interview.
“Hmm.” he says, “That’s nice. But does that mean that you’ll be traveling around?”
I hesitate to think on this. “Well, it will involve some traveling but I don’t know how frequent it will be.”
“Hmm.” He grunts.
“What is it?” I ask with slight irritation, wondering why he’s being skeptical. Continue reading “I See You Through the Peephole Part 11”
I laugh, unable to believe what Bimbo is telling me. I’m seated beside her in her luxurious flat and she’s just explained to me why she’s not cooking dinner for her children who are sulking and watching TV.
“The next day, he took me out to lunch and made me promise not to stress myself whenever I’m not up to cooking. And guess what, today is one of those days. I’m just too tired after a long day of customer service and supervising deliveries. The boys have just finished their homework and I can’t wait for the food to come so that I can put my feet up and relax.” Continue reading “I See You Through The Peephole Part 3”
“What about this one…? She looks so sad…” Hope said, staring at a painting of a forlorn young woman holding an infant.
“Yes, she lost her baby.” Derick said looking at the painting as well.
“How did she lose her baby?”
“He was taken away…” he replied sadly. Continue reading “We Knew Them Part 23”
Hope and Jumoke were in the sitting room, the latter was weaving her hair into cornrows. Jumoke sighed, she was suddenly feeling nostalgic, her mother used to make her hair the way she was doing for her daughter. They had shared many things and she had learnt a lot from their conversations. It was on one of those occasions that her mother had told her the story of the snail who would come out of its shell because it was afraid of crabs. Continue reading “We Knew Them Part 22”
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This is the beginning of a mini-series I’ve titled Run!. It’s the story of two women trapped in abusive relationships and their plan for freedom.
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Enjoy! Continue reading “Run! Part 1”
“So it’s our birthday next week Saturday and we always have a party. Are you going to come?” Remi said to Jumoke as they closed their books, their exams would start the next week.
“A party? But our exams start on Monday, can’t you postpone it?”
“We’re ready for it!” Remi said. “Why are you so serious? Enjoy life a little!” Continue reading “We Knew Them Part 4”
When Ireti heard that her friend’s father had been imprisoned she broke tradition and left her five week old daughter with her mother-in-law who was secretly happy about having her grandchild all to herself. At Mowunmi’s house she met Agbeniyi’s brothers walking out with Ibironke.
“Ah ah Ireti, is your baby six weeks old yet?” the oldest of them asked in surprise. Continue reading “Behind Mud Walls S02 E05: “Hot and Cold.””