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The Cruelty of Fate (2)

The Cruelty of Fate (2)

We strolled leisurely towards Aunty Kemi’s shed at the Mammy Market. Aunty Kemi’s was our preferred drinking joint for one sole reason: she allowed us drink on credit! When drinking was all you did in camp, the incentive of drink-and-pay-later would be too good to scorn. Add that to Aunty Kemi’s heavy bosom which always … Continue reading The Cruelty of Fate (2)

Aunty’s Chicken

Aunty’s Chicken

December 25, 2000; Abeokuta. Whoever believes Christmas is the birthday of Christ must be living in fantasy land; a land peopled by fat, heavily-bearded, sack-carrying men in oversized red habiliments. To me and people of my ilk, Christmas is the official excuse for the slaughter and consumption of millions of hapless and helpless chickens worldwide. … Continue reading Aunty’s Chicken

Independence Wedding

Independence Wedding

I fell in love with her the very first day we met.  It was not love at first sight; no, it was more of love sown at the first meeting. I had gone to the bank where she was attached as a Youth Corp member to open a new account.  As fate deemed it fit, … Continue reading Independence Wedding