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Restore 2

Jade unlocked the door to the house just as the fixed line in her bedroom started ringing. She rushed into the room and picked up the phone on the fifth ring. It was her mum on the line. “Jade dear, how are you today?” “I’m fine mum.” Jade replied warily. She knew where the conversation … Continue reading Restore 2

Love in the Bar 15

I found my mum in her room reading a paperback novel on her bed. After I knocked and entered, I went straight to where she was reclined and lay beside her. She looked at me in surprise but only smiled and drew me closer to her side as she gave me a hug. I felt … Continue reading Love in the Bar 15

Love in the Bar 14

All through the following week I was at times anxious, nervous or excited. I was scared and anxious that my aunt wouldn’t be successful in convincing my dad that he should allow the relationship go on, and then I was excited she would eventually make him see the light and he would come to his … Continue reading Love in the Bar 14

Love in the Bar 13

I got to Enugu on Friday evening and was amazed at the changes that had taken place in the eastern city. Enugu had changed so much since I had been there last that I couldn’t believe it. The city exudes an aura of sophistication that was not present years back and I could see it … Continue reading Love in the Bar 13

Love in the Bar 12

I got to the office on Monday morning with the hope of hashing everything out and coming to a conclusion that could work for all. I did not plan to give up my love and life for silly traditions and I was ready to fight for what I believed in. I got to the office … Continue reading Love in the Bar 12

Love in the Bar 8

Previous episode of love in the bar here I got to the office that Monday morning with mixed feelings. On one hand, I was happy to be back at work, ready to slay the dragons of the new week, ‘gladiators in suits’ as Olivia Pope would say in the popular TV series Scandal. On the … Continue reading Love in the Bar 8

Love in the Bar 7

Love in the Bar cont’d. Read the previous episode of love in the bar here Throughout that weekend, it was like everything kept pointing to me being in love with Dapo. Saturday went in a blur of activities. My family attended a wedding ceremony of the daughter of one of my dad’s colleagues at work. … Continue reading Love in the Bar 7