Book Review: Wole Soyinka – Aké

Book Title: Aké - The Years of Childhood. Author: Wole Soyinka Published: 2014 - (The edition I read) by BOOKCRAFT ISBN: 9789788457114 Cover illustration: Alexmakarova Cover design: Dupe Olayebi Literary award: Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Non fiction. (1983) Blurb Aké tells the story of Wole Soyinka’s first eleven years as a child (1934-1945), a period... Continue Reading →

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VALENTINE’S DAY STARTS WITH YOU!!! 8 WAYS TO MAKE IT A FUN DAY!

In most parts of the normal world, and also Nigeria (thankfully), February 14th has been set aside as a day when people confess and show love for one another in various ways and forms. It’s a day appreciation is shown to family and friends (Not saying you should not do so on other days oh).... Continue Reading →

ISSA NEW YEAR!

Can we all promise to embrace the small joys of life? To not take things for granted? To be kind to our self and engage in self-care? To soak up every aspect of the wonderful big moments, to confront our fears?

Medicine in Nigeria 2

I've been having a shitty day, week, month, year tbh. So this post might be a little intense. E ma binu.  Oh and the blog isn't really where i want it to be and I need a lot of energy to even try to get things flowing and i don't have said energy. I don't... Continue Reading →

Dark Matter – Review 

Book Title: Dark Matter Author: Blake Crouch. I remember seeing it on Olayinkareads instagram page but I never got around to actually reading it. (If you’re a book lover, you should totally check out her Blog). I’ve read quite a few books outside my TBR list for the month like Homegiing by Yaa Gyasi, Turtles all the... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Small Admissions 

Book Title:  Small Admissions Author: Amy Poeppel Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books Blurb:                    Despite her innate ambition and Summa Cum Laude smarts, Kate Pearson has turned into a major slacker. After being dumped by her handsome, French "almost fiance," she abandons her grad school plans and spends... Continue Reading →

4 Books On My TBR List This Month. 

Hey beautiful people! Today is a public holiday here in Nigeria as yesterday was our 57th Independence anniversary and we've basically not done much as the weather has been crap. I spoke about getting a job in the last post. It was pretty impromptu. A friend told me about the hospital hiring about two days... Continue Reading →

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