carpe diem

'The best things in life make you sweaty' ― Edgar Allan Poe My last trip to Abuja, in January, was a hectic and work filled space with little time to read, write or take photographs. Back in town today, and felt I should seize the moment. This man's purposeful stride seems to set the tone…Read more carpe diem

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ambience

I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I'm back in Abuja, reading another book, Americanah, by one of my newest discoveries, the peerless Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for wordpress weekly photo challenge - ambience

trace afrobeats show

Somewhere in all that travel advice, along with taking malarial pills (every single day) and not walking along unlit streets, lurks that bit about avoiding crowded areas. Only thing is, to really get to know a place, it's hard to follow all that advice, all of the time. So, last night after devouring spicy grilled…Read more trace afrobeats show

gone (cat)fishin’

And chase hard and good and with no mistakes and do not overrun them ― Ernest Hemingway, Islands in the Stream The finale to the weekend? Another taxi ride. With my trusty companion and friend, David. This time into a military compound. As ever, our driver switched on the interior lights, and popped the trunk,…Read more gone (cat)fishin’

the endtime restoration army

This morning I woke up, attended to various emails, nursed a cup of tea and made a simple breakfast of Kellogg's Fruit n' Fibre doused in chilled and sterilised French milk. And, then I went to church. And, yes it has been a long, long time since I did that. Once more, my colleague, friend…Read more the endtime restoration army