Becoming Tomilola: Road to Today and Lessons Learned. | #WinterABC #DAY4

Becoming Tomilola: Road to Today and Lessons Learned. | #WinterABC #DAY4

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 [...]

OF TINY EYES AND STORYTELLING | #WINTERABC #DAY2

OF TINY EYES AND STORYTELLING | #WINTERABC #DAY2

From time to time, I sit back and think about what my blog is now and what it was when I started. And I'm usually unable to do that without thinking of who I am now and who I was when I started. When I started this blog, it was called Through my Tiny Eyes. [...]

I’m taking a gamble on myself! | #WinterABC

I’m taking a gamble on myself! | #WinterABC

Hi guys! How are you doing? I hope you are staying safe and staying protected? I also hope you're staying safe mentally and emotionally and taking time for yourself if you need to. Remember that it's okay to take a step back. Take some time off social media or mute any accounts that may be [...]

Best Pork Ribs in Lagos – Food Shack, Restaurant Review

Best Pork Ribs in Lagos – Food Shack, Restaurant Review

If you know me well enough, you'll know that I'm always making a list of new places to eat but somehow, I end up eating at the same 2 or 3 places. I cannot, for the life of me, understand why. Anyways, I finally went somewhere new for the first time in a long while [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

GOODBYE LUCY…

GOODBYE LUCY…

CHANGING MY BED – A GOODBYE LETTER. In a couple of weeks,  I'd be changing my bed because I've been using it for a while now and it has gotten a lot less firmer than it used to be. So here's to my (soon-to-be-former) bed for staying with me through thick and thin. Hey you, [...]

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, [...]

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

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

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 [...]