• motivation,  Personal Diaries

    My Depression Memoirs

    People think depression is sadness, crying or dressing in black. But people are wrong. Depression is the constant feeling of being numb. You wake up in the morning just to go back to bed again. ~ healthyplace.com Depression has been one of the silent battles of my life. I had my first that lasted four years in 2011 and again, in 2017, I began having another phase. I remember starting this year on a very hopeful note – I mean, the moment I celebrated another year in 2017, I was hopeful and positive about a lot of things. There were promises and aspiring new beginnings even though, at a point,…

  • My Public Transport Diaries,  Travel Diaries

    My Public Transport Diaries: Episode 2

    P A S S E N G E R S  or should I just say fellow passengers? ?They can either be your headache, worst day mare or best travel buddy throughout the journey period or beyond! Yea, I’ve met some of the people I travelled with again when I never thought I could even see them again. There are different types of Nigerian passengers’ o! Today is for those ones that can sing ehn that you’ll begin to wonder if they ever made it to The Voice Nigeria audition. I had quite a little pet peeve until I started experiencing the Nigerian transport system and then I realized there were…

  • My Public Transport Diaries,  Travel Diaries

    My Public Transport Diaries Episode 1 – I B A D A N

    I B A D A N . . . the only city whose garage I once passed the night! I remember that month, it was December. I had left Kebbi past 9, entered Ojo some minutes after 12.00a.m. I had to sleep at the garage with my eyes half shut and my mind wide awake waiting for 6am to knack so I could start Abeokuta journey. . . I could remember an okada entering the garage 5.30a.m. and the drivers were almost stoning him saying he had come looking for Soka passengers!??? I B A D A N! What’s that their oriki again sef?. . . I always knew I…

  • Monthly Stocktaking,  Personal Diaries

    While I was Away. . . 

    It is very refreshing to go away and take a break, to clear your head, and just get into something else. Francois Nars. A Happy Sallah Break guys! And A Happy New Week to y’all. I know it must feel uber cool to be resting on a Monday morning. At least, if I can’t speak for everyone, I can speak for Debs of Debwritesblog  . . . Well, it was officially 3 months yesterday that I took an indefinite break from blogging but I feel so glad doing my second blogpost post-break.  There were many reasons why I left and I think in subsequent posts, I’ll be talking about them but like I…

  • Kebbi Diaries

    Only In The North

    Halloz guys! Inawuni! it’s been days I know but the harmattan hasn’t been so friendly; had some breakdowns and all. That being said, expect the next episode of the series on Friday morning. Moving on, I’ve been keeping this post in my archive for a while now. . .so, why not share! Below are the things you find mostly in the North. 1. A typical hausa boy can ride kabu(okada/bike). 2. It’s a harvest of fruits in the North ~ from Pineapple to Watermelon, Apple, Lemon, Coconut, Carrots, Banana etc. I can go on. . . . my favourite right now has been sugarcane! Can’t stop!!!. . .there’s even an abundance…