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 →



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 →


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 →

Monthly goals?

Hi guys, how are you doing? Your weekend go good? Last week was loaded was with work related trainings with some great facilitators. While I'd rather have been on some beach sipping exotic juices, they did manage to catch my attention more than once and they triggered certain thoughts: like what is my life? What... Continue Reading →

The wedding series- Part 2. 

Hey guys! First of all, I wanna say thank you to everyone that read the first part and left comments! So glad you enjoyed it and found it helpful. If you've been carrying last and haven't read the first part, you can read it Here. Now let's wrap this up shall we? FOOD People will complain... Continue Reading →

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