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Twice Bitten 2

    The sudden jerk of the cab pulled me out of my reverie. I looked around and saw many high-rise buildings all around me. We must be in the commercial and industrial district. “Are we there already?” I asked the taxi driver. “Yes ma’am.” He pointed to a particularly intimidating structure. “That building over … Continue reading Twice Bitten 2

Love in the Bar 11

Where in the world did that come from? I couldn’t marry any other tribe apart from Igbo? What rubbish. What utter nonsense. What an idiotic way of thought and life. No, this wasn’t happening. This must be a dream. Wake up, Leona! You must be dreaming. I started up from the bed suddenly. I had … Continue reading Love in the Bar 11

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