My First Paint-and-Sip Experience.

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.

“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 [...]

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House Hunting in Lagos (2): I got a houseee!!!

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.

HOUSE HUNTING IN LAGOS: The Okay, The Bad and The Super-Ridiculous.

“House hunting in Lagos is an extreme sport.” “House hunting in Lagos is draining.“ “House hunting in Lagos is a scam.”  I had heard these statements and more. Over and over.  However, I had honestly never gone house hunting in Lagos so I had no way of knowing that when people made these statements, they [...]

BIRTHDAY BEHAVIOUR: TURNING 21 BY FORCE!

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 [...]

I’M SORRYYYYYYY!!!

I’M SORRYYYYYYY!!!

Hi Guys! My People! This is not welcome back! This is 'I'm sorry'. This is 'I'm really really sorry'. A number of people have messaged me to ask why I haven't put up any post in months. Some have actually confronted me physically as to why I took a break without any notice. So here [...]

LIFE AFTER NYSC + SIGNS YOU ARE YOUR OWN GREATEST ENEMY

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 [...]

LIFE UPDATE: WHO MISSED ME?

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 [...]

#CITYLeadersArise2018 Summer Camp: Day 3

#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 [...]

#CITYLeadersArise2018 Summer Camp: Day 2

#CITYLeadersArise2018 Summer Camp: Day 2

Who remembers my July Review where I mentioned how much I have been anticipating volunteering for CITY Summer Leadership Camp this year. Well, the camp started yesterday but I just got into camp today so even if it is my Day 1, it's technically Day 2 here in camp. After I got in today, I [...]

Love, Warmth, Grace and Sunshine: July Review.

Love, Warmth, Grace and Sunshine: July Review.

Hey lovelies, Happy new month. Welcome to the month of August. It's been a while since I did a monthly review so I thought I'd do one this month. July was everything I thought it would be and more. I reached and even passed most of my goals for July and that made me really [...]

TO THE FRESH GRADUATE: One Year Post-Convocation.

TO THE FRESH GRADUATE: One Year Post-Convocation.

Hey Fresh Graduate, It’s a year already. One whole year after graduating university. And it’s nothing like I thought it would be. I thought I would be living the ideal post-graduate life but right now, it’s the exact opposite. What a shocker! I’m supposed to be doing my masters in jand right now with oyinbo [...]

Surviving the Bus Life in Lagos, Nigeria: DANFO 101

Surviving the Bus Life in Lagos, Nigeria: DANFO 101

The period of living in Lagos without a car might be one of the defining periods in your life. I mean it. I am totally not kidding. You would know this especially if you don’t have the money to spend on Uber or Taxify daily. Who would do that when you are going to be [...]

HOW TO DRINK MORE WATER IN 8 EASY STEPS!

HOW TO DRINK MORE WATER IN 8 EASY STEPS!

Hi people! How is February going? With the way the sun in this Lagos is ehn, I've had to keep making myself drink a lot of water to avoid being dehydrated. One of my goals for February is to pay more attention to my skincare routine, part of which is drinking a lot of water. [...]

JANUARY REVIEW

JANUARY REVIEW

Finally guys...finally!!!  This January that had 425,218 days is finally over! Or am I the only one that thought the month was exceptionally long🙄? Haha! Anyways, Happy New Month! January was basically work work work. I started working at my place of primary assignment for NYSC and I totally love the place. But of course, [...]

#CampChronicles // NYSC CAMP: Dos and Don’ts, Brings and Don’t-Brings.

#CampChronicles // NYSC CAMP: Dos and Don’ts, Brings and Don’t-Brings.

Hello fam! I hope your week has been great. I'm doing this post on request because Batch B Stream 2 guys are going to camp soon and they've been asking me to do a post so they can know how to prepare for camp. I feel really excited writing this... Like a mother advising her [...]

Different types of people in church on Sundays!!!

Different types of people in church on Sundays!!!

Hello guyssss...As usual, I missed y'all so much. This one week is always feeling like I've been gone for more than a week. I guess I would have to start posting more often than once a week (somebody say whoooooo!!!!!). So today is all fun and games because I would sharing a list compiled by [...]

Why I stopped making new year resolutions.

Why I stopped making new year resolutions.

It's almost the new year and I can bet that a lot of people have started making their new year resolutions - a list of things they would or would not do in the new year. This was me every other year. I would sit down on the 31st and write a very long list [...]