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On Wanderlust and Vacation Simulations

Simulated vacation in my yard

Last week, I asked if anyone was feeling loads of wanderlust while we’re stuck at home social distancing? The response was in the affirmative, from planned trips that had to be canceled to plain old wanderlust. Everyone just wants to travel. I’m no different in fact, my wanderlust has gotten worse. I’m actively looking up hotels and villas, spending hours poring through Condé Nast Traveller Luxury Guides. So I thought why…

Lifestyle

On Microblogging and Freelance Writing .

Freelance fashion writing and microblogging

2020 hasn’t been the best when it comes to my being consistent on the blog. I started a YouTube channel but I haven’t been consistent with that too. It’s been close to a month since I posted on the blog and on YouTube and 5 months before my last post. However, a recent post by Ifeoma Amadi of SIAINSTYLE, on microblogging gave me a bit of a push to try…

Fashion Lifestyle

Okrika Chronicles : Jewelry Editorial

The Okrika Chronicles are tales from my thrift experiences. In this chronicle we discuss okrika (thrift) jewelry. I rarely wear jewelry and so making the transition from a full head of hair with which I could get away with no jewelry to a being a bald queen who had to double up on the accessories was hard. However, thrifting came through for me, as always. When I found a pile…

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Abuja Festival Checklist

Abuja Festival Checklist

Its festival season in the ‘buj. Very soon a bunch of Abuja festivals will be the place to be. EKPO’s Summer Bbq Fest is this month, TCM Festival should be here soon and so many others. Just this past Saturday was She Leads Africa’s Lafiya Lifestyle Festival. So, I thought that it’d be helpful to provide a checklist of the basics you need. This checklist isn’t so cumbersome so that…

Lifestyle Personal Development

5 Degrees of Inane

As bloggers we focus so much on creating content. We work so hard to fight a creative block. We struggle to stand out in the ether of bloggers. Especially when this is a source of income. Planners and notebooks, electronic schedules and pre scheduled social media posts. Spontaneity is no where to be found. SEO is of number 1 priority. This week my blog and social media activities have been…

Lifestyle

Being Touristy – Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Welcome to part three of the being touristy series. In the last being touristy post, I took you through the Balenciaga, Shaping Fashion exhibit at the Victoria and Albert museum. This post will take you through the V&A museum. As soon as I came out of the exhibit I was beyond pumped, I was excited to explore the museum, first artifacts I came across were a few pieces of fashion…