It's hard to write about who I am today. It's even harder to write about how I became who I am today. You see, the person that I am at the moment is shaped by every single one of my previous experiences. Every person I have met. Every place I have been. Everything I have [...]
Let’s talk comfort foods | #WinterABC #Day3
When people ask me what my favourite food is, I always say one of two things: I don't have a favourite food.Chicken and Chips, Ice-cream for dessert. I'll explain. I do not have a favourite food. There are foods I like which include fried plantain, pasta, fruit salads, samosas etc. But none of these are [...]
Of Tiny Eyes and Storytelling | #WinterABC #Day2
I’m taking a gamble on myself! | #WinterABC
Today makes it 20 years…
Handy tips from a retired fear-fear
The Science of Pain.
Best Pork Ribs in Lagos – Food Shack, Restaurant Review
You don’t have to be one thing, but you can’t be everything.
My First Paint-and-Sip Experience.
Hiiiiiiiii!!! Welcome back! I feel like I need to explain why this blog is now tomioflagos.com. My explanation might give you a little inkling into why I've been away for the longest time. So...my original blog was hacked. I don't know what happened exactly but I just started getting a lot of spam posts like [...]
“So you can see me?”: On catcalls and street harassment.
Sometimes, I try to ignore but sometimes it gets really annoying especially when the person touches me or says some really demeaning things to me. I honestly have no idea why some men do this because I’m so sure that they know how annoying it is. For God’s sake, catcalling is not a compliment! It’s [...]
House Hunting in Lagos (2): I got a houseee!!!
Hellooooooo! Welcome to Part 2 of house hunting in Lagos . I haven't been this stressed before in my life. If you haven't read about the okay, the bad and the super ridiculous parts of house hunting in Lagos, you should take a look before going on with this post because I'll be getting right into it!
HOUSE HUNTING IN LAGOS: The Okay, The Bad and The Super-Ridiculous.
BIRTHDAY BEHAVIOUR: TURNING 21 BY FORCE!
Finally! My birthday post! I delayed this post till today because I’m trying to get back on my Sunday posting wagon so yes. New posts will be going up on Sundays again. The Birthday Post! I thought on my 21st birthday, I’d be writing some form of overly reflective post on how much I’ve achieved [...]
LIFE AFTER NYSC + SIGNS YOU ARE YOUR OWN GREATEST ENEMY
Yaaaaassss people!!! I have gotten my certificate and I have hung my boots. NYSC is over! It actually feels like yesterday that I was writing my camp chronicles but in reality, a whole year has passed. No more CDS. No more clearance. No more allowance from the Federal Government. No more PPA. No more free [...]
BOOK REVIEW || DEAFENING SILENCE BY STEPHANIE ODILI
Hello Guys! How is the week starting? Over here, I’m starting the week with the review of a great book I recently read. I got this review template from Tovelous so please head over to her blog and show her some love. Now, let’s look at the book. Genre: Fiction Theme: Civil War, Patriotism, Patriarchy Chapters: 18 Pages: 213 [...]
LIFE UPDATE: WHO MISSED ME?
Hello people! It’s been a while since I’ve been here and I really missed posting on the blog. I missed all of you readers, subscribers and faithful 'commenters' (shout out to Promise, Modupe, Banke, Praise, Blessing, Ayomide, Treasure, Ozioma and all the other regular commenters I didn’t mention). Y’all are forever amazing. One of my [...]
Do You. The World Will Adjust!
#CITYLeadersArise2018 Summer Camp: Day 3
DAY 3 - Morning Hi guys, I'm here again. Ready to download the full gist from today. Soo yesterday I forgot to mention that we were divided into squads (both volunteers and leaders). I mentioned that we call the campers leaders since that's what the camp is all about -making them into leaders. There are [...]