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Internal Representations

Internal Representations

It was meant to be the last kick of the match. The unimaginable and unprecedented was about to happen. Africa’s dream was about to be realized. The tension was palpable. There was dead silence at the over eighty thousand capacity arena. The usual noisy vuvuzela blown by enthusiastic fans and the drum beats of the … Continue reading Internal Representations

Letter to Zuckerberg

Letter to Zuckerberg

Dear Mark, It took more than pain, courage or determination, but frustrations at everyday happenings for me to eventually swallow my pride and sacrifice my souciant time to pen this few lines. Like I always feel, we are both heroes and achievers in our chosen fields. Yet, I couldn’t but appreciate your effort in turning … Continue reading Letter to Zuckerberg

The Portrait of a Frustrated Young Adult

The Portrait of a Frustrated Young Adult

Last Year – Failures, Successes, etc. New Year – Expectations, (Im)Mortality, etc If there is something I’ve learned over the course of my life, it’s that the summary of life is to be born, and then die. There is a little space in between these two events, very little, and the very little we do … Continue reading The Portrait of a Frustrated Young Adult

Owambe on a weekday

Owambe on a weekday

‘Hi. My name is Dapo. Ibidapo William Adesida’ That was my Father. He was perhaps the baddest guy in south western Nigeria at the time. He wore a trench coat, kept a beard and smoked a pipe. Ibidapo William Adesida had swag…even in the 50s. He came to Ibadan from Owo, his home town, in … Continue reading Owambe on a weekday