• February: Plans, Prospect and Wishes

    by Ifunanya

    My people say mgbe onye ji teta bu ututu ya.* Which is why even though today is  already the 2nd day in the month of Feb. I would like to welcome you to the new month. I have been working on my writing and have been a bit busier than I would have thought. Still, it is not a real…

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  • Currently I am || Jan ’18 + Survey

    by Ifunanya

    Happy new year guys! I know the euphoria of a new year is slowly starting to fade. But I feel like I haven’t said it enough  yet.  I am not yet sure how i feel about the cheetah pace of the new year.  Wasn’t I  just wishing everyone a happy new year few days ago? Yet somehow we are already…

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  • Hobo Living And Natural Hair Troubles

    by Ifunanya

    I tend to move around a lot. In some ways I like to consider myself a hobo. Okay maybe hobo is a bit too strong, how about nomad then. Is that any better? Listen, the point is I almost never have any issues with packing my bags and heading out to a new destination. It really isn’t a big deal to…

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  • Homecoming || A short Story

    by Ifunanya

    Obi didn’t quite like that he had left home so abruptly. He had hoped to spend all of his summer break with his family. It was only fair seeing as he hadn’t been home since he started university three and a half years ago. He had started to miss his mum’s meals and the way she moved along to his…

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  • Rock Climbing: Olumo Rock

    by Ifunanya

    Olumo rock is situated in  the town of Abeokuta in Ogun state and is one of the more popular tourist attractions in Nigeria. Standing at 137 meters above sea level the beauty of the town can be seen from the peak. The area was originally inhabited by the Egba people who used the rock as a sanctuary. In times of war,…

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  • When in Rome or Dealing With A Creative Block

    by Ifunanya

    I recently changed my environment. Which means I started living somewhere completely different, with people completely different from what I am used to. That’s not all. You see, for reasons I would rather save for later, I was forced to “throw myself out there”. You know, socialize, mingle and “act like the Romans” Which honestly has taken a lot more…

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  • 6 Keys To Living Life Intentionally

    by Ifunanya

    We live in a fast-paced world and it is becoming increasingly easier to get lost in the hobble. One minute you know exactly who you are and where you are going, next thing you know, 7 months has gone by and you are not even entirely sure where you are with your life. Okay I may or may not have…

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  • The Bicycle in The Tree

    by Ifunanya

    Hi guys. I cant believe its been over two weeks since my last post. Believe it or not, it feels like an eternity to me. I never intended to ever go this long without a post. But sometimes life happens and you need a minute or two(weeks) to catch yourself. Anyway, I am here now and with another “random picture…

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  • On Managing Fear And Surviving Surgery

    by Ifunanya

    When I was 22 years old I had a herniorrhaphy, it was one of the saddest times in my life till date. A hernia occurs when an organ pushes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. For example, the intestines may break through a weakened area in the abdominal wall.  Most hernias are not immediately…

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  • Exploring Badagry || The Slave Trade Route

    by Ifunanya

      Badagry is such a beautiful and calm place, it is easy to forget that you are still in Lagos. The old town is known for its beautiful coastline beach and historical significance. Last weekend I got a chance to take walk through history. Armed with a very knowledgeable tour guide, we got to explore The Chief Mobee Royal Family…

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  • The grieving woman

    by Ifunanya

    Hi guys, I hope you guys are doing well? As for me I am presently stuck in now traffic and trying to take my own advice on productivity.   This story-ish writing that you are about to read is based solely on the above image. I don’t know the origin of the photo but it struck me the first time I…

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  • A Visit To The Nigerian National Museum Onikan

    by Ifunanya

    Hi guys, a while ago I visited the Nigerian National Museum Onikan and I had a blast. The weird thing is my friend and I stumbled on it by accident. Well, I wouldn’t quite say stumbled, I mean its a whole building by the road right? But we had passed by it countless times and never bothered or registered the…

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  • Prayers Unanswered III – A Short Story

    by Ifunanya

    Hi there, how you been? So about this short story you are about to read, it is actually the third part of a series. You can find part one here and part two here.  I tried to write it as a stand alone.  I know some might not have the time or the patience to read all three. But if…

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  • 4 ways to be productive in traffic

    by Ifunanya

    Those of us who are unfortunate enough to live in Lagos – or any other metropolitan city for that matter – can understand how learning to maneuver traffic can become a very essential part of our life. Sometimes we are successful in finding ways around it, leaving home a bit earlier, avoiding certain routes and so on. But traffic is…

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  • A quick Visit To The Lekki Conservation Center

    by Ifunanya

    So, I paid a  quick visit to the Lekki Conservation center a while ago and I must say I had a lot more fun than  thought I would be. It was very last minute. I had planned to go hiking that day but sadly we didn’t leave early enough but waka waka was already in my spirit so my friend and I…

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