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Chatty, mischievous and evolving over with time. I am trying to make sense of everything around me and having loads of fun along the way! Oh, I want to be a better person along the way.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Que sera

Hello everyone. I trust you are all doing well. I have been fine and doing good. Life hasn't changed much. Lagos is still what it is. This post will be random. More like grouses :D

Is it just me or does anyone think it's weird that MTN wants to give away an airplane? Instead of improving on their service delivery, they have devised a way to make us forget that their service is crappy. I am sad for our nation and our wanton consumerism attitude. In any sane country, would anyone be giving away an airplane? Like really. Smh.

There are so many online outlets in Nigeria now. I haven't had any bad experience with them, although, I know people who have. Late delivery or mixed up orders. Naija, we hardly ever get things right. I was on one of the sites and the prices were craay! I mean, my office is on Lagos Island, so I took a stroll to the market to compare some of the prices. Suffice to say, I will still be heading to the market, thank you very much. Even for the imported things, I will rather pay the shipping cost, because the savings are worth it.

This is an aside and I normally don't care what other people do but I sometimes wonder. So, my friend's brother whom I have known for more than 10 years recently got married. He was dating a particular girl whom I have known for as long as he. They were practically inseparable then. I know the girl has issues and so does he, in fact I thought they matched perfectly until they broke up sometime ago. Now the guy is married to someone else. I wish him a lot of happiness but I wonder whether all those years were wasted. I mean you have spent the better part of a decade with someone and then you break up. Why? Ah well.

There was a time in my life that I didn't like kids. But today, I still can't say I am crazy about them but I am much more accommodating. I think since I learnt my sister was pregs, I have been fascinated. Now, my niece will be one next month and its been a beautiful journey. I love that girl to pieces. She is quite a little madam, independent and I suspect she will be as naughty as her mother was!

Why do okada riders derive perverse pleasure in scratching people's cars? I also noticed that most men in Nigeria dislike progressive women (notice I didn't say successful women). They see you behind a wheel, they start calling you names. I was along the Marina axis one day and this 'keke marwa' (those tricycles), pulled up alongside and tried to squeeze his way past. When I wouldn't move into another lane so it could pass, the driver (can I even call him that?!) and the male passengers started their insults. I have since adopted the attitude of "that's why they are not/won't be successful, because they are too bitter". Choi. I have noticed this attitude at work even. Na wah.

On a lighter note, where are these bloggers? SolomonSydelle, Temite, Nefertiti etc.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

All in a day's work

So here I am. Almost a year after! I have thought about putting up a post many times, but alas, something always stops me. Truth is, I have missed this space. This post will be a bit random.

I have a new job. My old job was way too stressful. I am not cut out for 15 hr days. I am simply not paid enough. My new job is alright, dare I say it? I like it even :D

I have a niece. She is beautiful. When my sister was preggers, I used to rub her belly and talk to the baby. The baby was born and she is just gorgeous. I have never been a big baby fan but when I saw my niece the very first time, I can't even describe the feeling. I can however say that for the very first time, I felt pure love. No inducement, nothing, just a sense of wonder that my baby sister produced this. It's a miracle!

My niece is so lovely. I am enthralled with her and I think she is enamored with me too. She is always staring at me. She follows me with her eyes and her mother complains that her baby is obsessed with me. Gosh, I love that baby! She is eight months now. Curiously, I can spend hours just playing with her. She gets naughty and fussy occasionally but mostly, she is peaceful.

The past year has been good. Very good to be honest. I have much to be thankful for.

Does anyone know where the blogger Temite is? I think of everyone here sometimes and wonder.