All posts by Rotimi

Rotimi is a chartered architect who picked up writing as a serious hobby in 2002. Whilst he does not specifically categorize his writing genre, most of his fictional works can be classified under dark comedy. His works have been published on numerous websites and blogs, and his short story, “The Interventionist” was shortlisted for the inaugural Lightship Flash Fiction Award and published in the same anthology. He is a happily married father, son and brother who continues to write short stories proficiently and his first novel, Babaalawo Of Our Times, is currently being serialised online.

What’s In A Name?

He was a coup-plotter manqué. And as is the case with all failed coup-plotters interred in Wundari Maximum Security Prison, La République Fédérale du Côte d’or noir, his liberty was under indefinite confiscation – pending execution by firing squad. “Confucius” his fellow internees all called him. When he was brought into the prison (kicking and … Continue reading What’s In A Name?

Propellers (Part 2 Of 2)

The Our Lady of Disciples students suddenly stopped laughing in sync. A moment’s silence – pregnant with disbelief – elapsed, before murmurs began bubbling amongst their numbers. They turned to one another curiously, wondering whether they had heard Tomisin’s response correctly. In all their years together, none of Tomisin’s colleagues could ever remember him agreeing … Continue reading Propellers (Part 2 Of 2)

Propellers (PART 1 OF 2)

Like most altercations which spiral downwards into the barbaric realms of tongue tugging and throat slapping, there were several avenues of diplomacy which both ten year olds could have branched into before they found themselves bouncing energetically with fists high up in front of their faces – just like they had seen in the movies. … Continue reading Propellers (PART 1 OF 2)