Fitila

I wrote this poem for a friend on the demise of the father. My heart goes out to all who’ve lost their earthly fathers. This is to say to you: God is the everlasting father,  may you walk in His light and find life. P. S.  Each line of Yoruba is transliterated to English in…

DISGUISED OPPORTUNITIES: BIG THINGS IN SMALL PACKAGES

When I started the waste nylon supply business over eight years ago, I never knew I was on my way into wealth, I was just yet another jobseeker trying out something new though belittling (or so I thought). I come from a family that celebrates the dignity of labour and so after a year’s fruitless…

SINCERELY WRONG?

                     (the eyewitness’instance)             An eyewitness is a person present at an event who has seen or can give first hand evidence of the event. In this case, he is a person who testifies in a court of law to events or facts within his own knowledge.         In giving his testimony, an eyewitness…

Ask Me About Good Food

Hi hello there! Here’s a new something to try out. Ingredients Egg (s) Onion Potatoes (sweet or Irish) Plantain Salt Vegetable oil. Method (c’est simple) Cut up your potatoes into thin, vertical strips. Rinse well in clean salted water Slice your ripe plantain. Sprinkle with some salt (optional) Whisk your egg Add salt to taste…

I did this book review some time ago.  Happy reading TITLE OF BOOK: AWUJALE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ALAIYELUWA OBA S.K ADETONA, OGBAGBA II COUNTRY PUBLISHED: Nigeria PUBLISHER: Mosuro Publishers, Ibadan, Nigeria ISBN: 978-978-48412-0-7 YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2010 NUMBER OF PAGES: 275 “Awujale: The Autobiography of Alaiyeluwa Oba S. K Adetona Ogbagba II” is a recount…

Ask Me About Semblance

Here are American actors Matt Damon et Leonardo Di Caprio. There’s a subtle similitude don’t you think?

Ask Me About Semblance

Here’s lawyer turned rapper Falz and Actor OC. There’s a subtle similitude don’t you think?

Ask Me About Good Food

Did you read my post on that delicious vegetable soup? Here’s what you can do with it. Boil some spaghettini and enjoy a nutritious meal,  just like me!

Learning Some Yoruba

Here’s something I drew up for an Igbo friend who wanted to learn some Yoruba. Yoruba is a sub-Saharan language. It belongs to the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family, and has nearly 30 million speakers in Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Sierra Leone, as well as communities in Brazil and Cuba,  according to the English Dictionary as extracted from http://wiktionary.org. Perhaps…

GOD IS GOOD. YEAH, I SAID IT.

Have you ever felt God is doing good things in other people’s life and not in yours? Do you feel God is good to others and maybe not so good to you? These are questions you must have or might have to ask yourself at some point in life. Even if you do not ask…

LAUGH!

Here’s a poem about laughter, and please  do laugh. It may be that you have lost a long time love Or found a long lost friend Laugh It may be that you have got a long sought job Or reached a fork-ed bend Laugh Have yourself a good laugh and keep your soul alive The…

Ask Me About Semblance

This is Randy Couture from ‘The Expendables’ and Stephen Bishop from ‘With This Ring’ .  Remember them? I just got thinking,  don’t they look alike. Maybe not totally,  but there’s a subtle similitude between them. If you’ve seen them in action you’ll probably agree. Any witness in the house?