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The Daily Prompt – Traditional.

In most Nigerian cultures, traditional marriages are held before two consenting adults begin their journey of matrimony. This is usually an arrangement between two families after the two individuals involved, the man and the woman declare their intentions to get married usually after a period of courtship. Continue reading

Building Connections!

 

connections

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Growing up in my beautiful hometown in Nigeria. I was surrounded by people anywhere I turned to. Besides my immediate family, I spent a great amount of time with friends and extended family members. It was the norm at that time to be one’s brother’s keeper. To look out for one another and share things in common. My siblings and I help each other in domestic chores amidst pranks and play. Continue reading

Tuesday Photo Challenge – History!

This is the history of a people. The culture of a people and the tradition of my people which is passed from generations to generations.

In Nigeria, the kola-nut is a prominent feature in the daily lives of the people.  Nigeria is blessed with diverse people with diverse cultural heritage. The culture is as diverse as the climatic and weather conditions. Continue reading

Sankt Hans Evening in Denmark…

Before the advent of Christianity in Denmark, all the Scandinavian countries celebrated the longest day of the year, the Midsummer. Although many cultures celebrate Midsummer, with a bonfire, in Denmark the celebration is infused with customs that dated back to darker and more superstitious times in the country’s history. Continue reading