Can you breathe?
In a country where American footballer Colin Kaepernick faces abuse for taking a knee at the national anthem, police officers have no scruples taking a knee to an innocent man’s neck, even as he lies apparently unresponsive.
What are you manifesting today?
More recently, in a 2018 interview, Katherine Schwarzenegger was asked to choose between Chris Pratt, Chris Evans, or Chris Hemsworth. While she first said Chris Evans she quickly changed her answer to:
Supersize your weekend in seven easy steps
But it’s just 48 hours,” I hear you say. The weekend. Indeed, between the time we skip and hop out of work screaming “TGIF!” inside and the time we shuffle into the office, double espresso in a take-away cup, eyes glazed with sleep, there are only 48 precious hours.
Lagos, with much less sass and style
Really in the grand scheme of things just how important is your job title? Or the size of your corner suite? That is if, in our age of open plan offices, if you even have. I had the pleasure of attending a few networking events recently.
Start where you are
You know that cliché analogy for the first day of the new year: “Today is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.”I’m not really a fan of putting so much expectation on just one day just because it happens to have a change of digit at the year-end.
Beasts of no idiotic man
Easy to take for granted that most Africans would have heard the name, or at least her alias Hottentot Venus. If you haven’t heard of her yet though, brace yourself.
What’s on your top 10?
It’s now weeks away from the silly season and the end of the year. In fact, we are only a month away from the end of the decade and sure enough, in a few days’ time we’ll have lists as long as our arms of the highlights...
Two to tango?
“Joanna* met Ibrahim on the way back home after the school holidays. He was a primary school teacher and 12 years her senior.
Seasons of hiddenness
Have you ever felt hidden, overlooked in plain sight, almost concealed from the world? Doubtless, we’ve all had those seasons where we’ve felt, no matter how hard we grind, how much we struggle, how mental our hustle is, we don’t seem to be getting anywhere.