Have you ever listened to music and wanted to see colours or maybe even taste flavours?
Have you ever wanted to change something about yourself so badly and never done anything about it?
Have you ever wanted to explain your emotions; only to realize that people wouldn’t understand because you are trying to explain an abstract concept to a definite thing.
Writing has made me feel and explain things I wouldn’t ever tell you if and when I meet you- just because I wouldn’t know how to!
I love writing only because my imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
– Gayathri Mahesh
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“Hmmn. Stella, Did you say you want to study abroad? Na wao. As if there’s no Unilag (University of Lagos)? Some people get big eye sha”. You know your father cannot afford abroad for you…And you’re looking for £1k. Do you know how much that is?” And I said, Yes I know, it’s N100k. Some years ago!
And my friend laughed. Ignored me and didn’t say a word to me again. After some quirky moments of silence, I left her shop. A few months later I got a Scholarship to study abroad. I got a paid scholarship to study in Denmark. Oh wow! Continue reading
He stood there in his well-starched uniform and for a few seconds didn’t seem to have any words to utter. He was in total shock as a wave of memories surged like an ocean and engulfed him in grief. His handsome face had a big scar by the neck. He bent down and tears ran down freely in his cheek. Continue reading
One of my childhood fantasies was to work in the Foreign Ministry. Two other professions also fascinated me. I excitedly told anyone who asked me what I would become in the future, that I wanted to be a Diplomat or a representative of my country abroad. I was abreast with the happenings on the international scene even as a young girl, basically, due to my uncanny curiosity to know just about everything including world affairs. Continue reading