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10 things I’ve learnt in 20 years

I turned 20 a couple of weeks ago and truth be told I feel like the same… but like I mentioned in the newsletter I sent out, I was very retrospective and did a lot of thinking and I wanted to share some of those thoughts with you… So here’s a list of some of the things I’ve learnt (about myself and life) in my 20 years of being alive……

Lifestyle

Currently I’m

So this is going to be sorta like a list post.. this is just going to give you guys a brief summary of what I’m currently about, doing and like. So let’s get into it… Currently I’m rocking a natural fro… for the past 11 months I’ve been transitioning from retouched hair to natural hair and I finally cut off my permed edges on Saturday afternoon and to tell you…

Personal Style

Utilitarian Chic

OXFORD AMERICAN WRITER’S THESAURUS: “utilitarian” adjective she traded in her sporty little coupe for a utilitarian station wagon practical, functional, pragmatic, useful, sensible, efficient, utility, workaday, no-frills; plain, unadorned, undecorative.   So, practical, functional, useful, plain and unadorned… I guess I can make this work. I’m not one for frills and fru fru; no I’m not minimalist in the full sense of the word, I guess I’m a bohemian with a minimalist edge (if that makes any sense) So back to utilitarian chic … I…

Lifestyle

WANDERLUST DIARIES- Abu Dhabi & Dubai

I think that one of the few things I truly like is the wanderlust that my mom and I share. In a perfect world, we would be globe trotters and it’s amazing that we can share that feeling. So, for a short week and a couple of days which was supposed to be two weeks originally, my mom and I were in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. We spent 6 days…

Lifestyle Personal Development

Living on the Fringe

So this title is more than just a tongue in cheek play on my skirt. I am at fringe or edge of something new in my life. Like many youth corps members in Nigeria, I am also counting down the days until passing out and getting past this phase in my life and the ushering in of a new adventure, a new story to be written. For me and this…