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The Day I Will Never Forget | Episode 4: Ezekiel’s Mother Suspects Something

READ EPISODES 1 – 3 I decided I would not tell anyone what I had done.  Not even Bright. The truth would remain in my heart, locked away for good.  Besides, who knew why Miss Agbo really fell ill? Maybe someone else had fed her rabbit meat.  Or maybe something else had happened to her. … Continue reading The Day I Will Never Forget | Episode 4: Ezekiel’s Mother Suspects Something

The Day I Will Never Forget, Episode 2: The Boy With the Fat Cheeks

  READ EPISODE 1 Miss Agbo was what as an adult, I can now refer to as “meticulous.”  But as a child, I thought she was just petty.  Too particular, and in fact, obsessed with an infinite number of small, uninteresting details. At the end of class everyday, she would ensure that the class captain … Continue reading The Day I Will Never Forget, Episode 2: The Boy With the Fat Cheeks

Child Story (1)

In the late 70s and mid-80s, it was wonderful to be a kid in Northern Nigeria. We had a pleasant childhood. You know all those adventures you read and day dreamed about? We had them all. Now, if all the adventures you read about were all Enid Blyton, flying broomsticks and brooks and meadows and … Continue reading Child Story (1)