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  • An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Bouncing Back

    An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Bouncing Back

    Happy New Year 2022! I took a break from writing to focus on other things and I had no idea how much I had missed writing until I started again. Anyway, I am back and I am adding a nice twist to this space….Drumrolls…’tis fiction! Fear not, it is flash fiction but pretty enjoyable. Here […]

  • An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Being a Tech Bae (Part 2)

    An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Being a Tech Bae (Part 2)

    And so our story continues, the captivating tale of my foray into the world of technology. After the years of on-and-off attempts to learn Python, I have restarted learning programming. I am studying to become a front-end developer and my learning journey began with HyperText Markup Language (HTML). Having gained some level of mastery of […]

  • An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Tech Bae (Part 1)

    An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Tech Bae (Part 1)

    Spoiler alert! This is a guide. I recently started learning to become a Tech Bae. For the past seven years, give or take, I have been trying to learn software development (unsuccessfully, if I might add, LOL). Everything changed a couple of months ago when someone gave me genius advice which changed the game for […]

  • An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Your Dreams

    An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Your Dreams

    I think my generation is pretty focused on huge achievements and hitting goals. That is a pretty awesome thing to be focused on but I sometimes wonder if we tend to sacrifice longer-term, sustainable achievements on the altar of shiny, glossy, immediate rewards that kind of look like achievements. There has been an ongoing debate […]

  • An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Climate Action

    An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Climate Action

    Did you just scoff and murmur “Climate change is a myth”. Well, if you did, I am side-eyeing you right now. Climate change is real, it does exist and there really is no planet B. Ice caps melting in the Artic might seem pretty far away but rising sea levels in Lagos is not as […]

  • An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Love

    An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Love

    The 20’s can be a weird period. For some people, it is that awkward time when they take those first, uncertain steps into adulthood and each step they take takes them further away from the cocoon of safety that was their teenage years. Love, I guess, is one of the many choices that comes with […]

  • An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Living

    An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Living

    Lol, yes. Here’s a guide to living. Too often, I find myself waiting to live … simply existing and going through the motions in the present while I set my sights and all that is within me on the future that I envision for myself. I remember wondering, when I graduated from law school, where […]

  • An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Grief

    An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Grief

    “The cruelest words to say to the recently bereaved are “Life goes on”. True, life goes on. But life tomorrow, will never be what it was yesterday” ~ Oyinkan Adebimpe, circa 2016 Grief is such a deep, hard-to-fathom emotion. I remember the first time I encountered grief. I was in primary school and was no […]

  • An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Work-Life Balance

    An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Work-Life Balance

    Here I am. Seated at my desk at 2:00am. Writing about work-life balance. Here’s the thing. I cannot think of any 20-something I know who has full-time employment and has gotten a hang of this work-life balance thing. I remember seeing a random twitter poll asking 20-somethings if they thought their workplace allowed them work-life […]

  • An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Lifelong Learning

    An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Lifelong Learning

    I bet you have already figured out that I am definitely not an expert on this topic. Heck, I am hardly even qualified to speak on it. We both know I am almost a good five decades away from the global average life expectancy. I reckon anyone who has passed the global average is an […]