What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky–Lesley Nneka Arimah

Honestly, I feel like short stories are like the appetizer for a good meal. Think about it, Chimamanda’s The Thing Around Your Neck foreshadowed some of the themes in Americanah, which is a well crafter masterpiece (if you have not read my riveting review of Americanah, drop everything you are doing and read it before... Continue Reading →

Americanah–Chimamanda Adichie

I️ just finished reading Chimamanda's Americanah for the second time (I rarely read books twice) and I️ just feel all kinds of way. I️ feel connection, I️ feel conflicted, I️ feel lost, and I️ feel confused. I️ think it is so beautifully written and she has the ability to truly put to words the many... Continue Reading →

Stay With Me–Ayobami Adebayo

Honestly, I cannot believe the speed at which I inhaled this book. I read the book during my December exam period and the first night I started, I did not put the book down. It was well written, full of emotion and had many unexpected events. Adebayo is an exceptional writer because I  have never... Continue Reading →

A Vegan African?

As a child, I never heard of other eating lifestyles except for how I ate, which was everything. In my previous post: Food Philosophy, I talked about how important memories were all centered around food, and many cultural events in my tribe placed huge importance on the sacrifice of animals. So eating meat was in... Continue Reading →

Course, Kinky, Ethnic and Beautiful

  I have literally been so excited to do this blog post, as you can tell by the photo above, because quite frankly I am not a fan of always repeating myself, explaining why my hair is longer by 6 inches all of a sudden, or why it stands straight when I tug on it,... Continue Reading →

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