• motivation,  PERSONAL DIARIES

    DON’T GIVE ROOM

    spread positivity and good vibes. stay away from things that can trigger depression. please take care of your mental health, we’ve got dead men walking the streets lately. – @Blackprowriter (IG) Has it ever crossed your mind that some people do really enjoy frustrating others and seeing them frustrated? Yes, I do believe there are people like that and I don’t know what they call them but I know I do not want them in my life. I had a totally different blog post planned for today but on the contrary, I decided to allow myself to be an umpire and call the shots. I feel this blog is more…

  • LIFE BITS,  PERSONAL DIARIES

    I'm Renewing My Vows

    Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm. ~ Thomas Fuller. Writing this piece took quite a long time. For some minutes, I was simply staring at my laptop while trying to pick my words. I did went AWOL so many times in year 2017 because I could tell you, that year was one of the most traumatic years of my life. I couldn’t wait for the year to roll by. I lost a lot of myself, I questioned my mental health and most importantly, I dared myself to survive again. I can tell you it feels weird having to tell y’all a Happy New Year while the first month…

  • 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…

  • What I listen to

    2015 Byer Gift: 'Even when it hurts' by Hillsong

    I am back as promised, with the last post for the Year 2015! I am uber excited to see the beautiful 2016! May the year bring with it all we ever wished for as individuals. . . Amen. So, as nature would have it, my last post for the year happened to be a song! This song isn’t just a song, it is the song! I am a sucker for Hillsong and this song titled “Even when it hurts” which is my best song for the going year *doesn’t mean I will stop listening to it in 2016! Can’t just stop cos I am addicted.* Okay, this song was everything…