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Notes From Room 101: Heartbreaks And Letting Go (Volume I)

Notes From Room 101: Heartbreaks And Letting Go (Volume I)

  Minutes After Midnight…   My Dearest Chi, Nwa’m. Hmmmmm. My one and only yellow paw-paw, how are you? It is a few minutes after midnight. I was woken by the sighing and moaning from Room 102, the endless creaking of the bed. Yes, I am in yet another motel room, and yes I am … Continue reading Notes From Room 101: Heartbreaks And Letting Go (Volume I)

Rainy Tuesday Morning: Random Musings of Agent 1027…

Here I am. Settled in, waiting patiently with a mug of freshly brewed dark coffee cradled in my hand, my oversized sweater draped around my shoulder, staring at my screen. I look over my shoulder, Antonia, colleague and bosom gossip mate, is already at it; scowling at her monitor, her hands waving frantically as she … Continue reading Rainy Tuesday Morning: Random Musings of Agent 1027…

Somewhere along the banks of River Niger (2)

Somewhere along the banks of River Niger (2)

There were no claps of thunder or flashes of lightning, nothing spectacular as we often liked to tie to changes.  But I guess that depends on which perspective you tend to look at things from. It may have been a mere coincidence or that beautiful unexpected occurrence we called serendipity. Whatever it was, things took … Continue reading Somewhere along the banks of River Niger (2)

Somewhere along the banks of River Niger… (part 1)

There were too many barricades along the cross-country roads, at least after every fifty-something miles or thereabout we were waved down by a band of men clad in their sombre uniforms and lopsided berets. They all interrogated us in the same manner, asked us to show the same thing over and over again. Wey your … Continue reading Somewhere along the banks of River Niger… (part 1)