Favourite books

The Bible – Hebrews, Ecclesiastes, Ephesians, 1&2 Kings, Esther, Ruth. I love the drama, relationships, miracles, humour, sarcasm, back-stabbing, loyalty, faith and hope.  Trials of Brother Jero – the first book I read by a Nigerian author. Then I saw the play. In awe!  Enid Blyton books – The Magic Faraway Tree, The Famous Five,…

New Year’s Eve, Old Year’s Night nearly hijacked by Grinch

I “saw in” the New Year in front of the TV watching comedy.  Felt like a Grinch about the New Year. What’s the point? What’s so great about what is essentially just another day? Whether you do or you don’t Life does whatever it will. Didn’t want to hear any of the wishes and hopes….

A Wednesday Words special

Splendiferous! I have been using this word for years and found out on Wednesday that it is in the dictionary. Surprised, much!  I use all sorts of words which are made up. Welldoneski! Amazeballs! LOLCANO! Brillopads!  I complain about my phone autocorrecting or predictive texting my words. Little Sister also complains. Just quickly… In a…

Words on another Wednesday

NNỌỌ! It always makes me smile when I hear comebacks to popular quotes. I smile because it makes me think how rich words are. I love words; how they make me feel, how context changes what they convey. Fascinates me. I am always impressed by people who can coin a phrase. A person with a skill…

Wednesday words featuring C. Koerner

I am delighted to be able to publish this work on my blog. I met Clara Koerner a few months ago and within minutes of meeting, we were on a road trip to South Australia. We had the most amazing, lively, deep and funny conversations about life, hobbies and being who we are. During the…

Scattered thoughts about Words

Words move me. Poetry, Quotes, Lyrics, Stories, Anecdotes, Fairytales, Sayings, Idioms, funnies on postcards, Idioms from both parents were part and parcel of my discipline. Wise old sayings which I still live by. Phrases that made me behave even if I still to this day do not understand what they mean. Words can convey truth,…

Words Wednesday featuring S. Adeyinka

Sabine Adeyinka is a talented and creative woman. I have known her for many decades and amongst other traits like loyalty and kindness, she is known for her humour. She is   good at crafting words together to tell a story that makes an impression on you. Her first published work, is a delightful children’s…