Short Musings

Short Musings

One of my favourite meals as a young girl in Ogidi of the 80s was nni oka na Ofe ogbono. This is not the typical cornmeal but Nni oka is made from freshly prepared akamu, you stir on medium heat till it’s done and you pour it out in a spacious tray till it is...
Untold Stories

Untold Stories

If your parent is widowed, don’t assume they are strong and not hurting, and you keep heaping burdens on them. They might put up a strong disposition so their children don’t lack or faint, but deep inside they hurt. They might skip meals so their children have enough!...
A Short Discourse

A Short Discourse

I spend time daily cooking for clients, they pay for it and I often don’t cook for myself these days, most times I eat out. When you are single after being ‘paired’ for long, home cooking and eating alone lose appeal. But today, I chose to cook for...
Gozie’s Musings

Gozie’s Musings

Before I left NY in September after being locked down and arriving in that city on February 28th from London for the UNCSW, I asked Coco to go AC shopping for my bedroom in Enugu. My next flight was for mid-March back to London and then Lagos and Enugu. I was...
Learn to honor people so honor comes to you.

Learn to honor people so honor comes to you.

Learn to honor people so honor comes to you. If you’re notorious for dishonoring people and you still seek honor for yourself, how does that work? When you have negative explanations for everything good in another person’s life, how does that make you...