noFancyWordsorFlowerySpeak, Series, Stories

no Fancy Words or Flowery Speak (2): Beef and Regrets

Once I'd made the decision to leave, everything else was easy. Sorting out tickets, visa...being a famous author (albeit an apparent one hit wonder) certainly had its merits. What's weird is how I feel little or no attachment to this place. Almost as if my mind has chosen to block out a number of things...and… Continue reading no Fancy Words or Flowery Speak (2): Beef and Regrets

noFancyWordsorFlowerySpeak, Series, Stories

no Fancy Words or Flowery Speak (1): Jacks Are Better

...Day 4... 'Jacks are better' What does that even mean? Isn't Jack somebody's name first, before being whiskey? Advertising has always been such a funny form of art. I'm in my spot at the corner of the bar. The one that faces the aforementioned 'Jacks Are Better' poster. Laptop and blackberry plugged in. Glass of… Continue reading no Fancy Words or Flowery Speak (1): Jacks Are Better

noFancyWordsorFlowerySpeak, Series, Stories

no Fancy Words or Flowery Speak.

I remember when I started blogging in February 2011. I sort of stumbled into it (read the full account here) but I remember that it was very exciting. I mean, I put up posts every other day or so. At some point, a friend of mine advised me to slow down so that people would… Continue reading no Fancy Words or Flowery Speak.

Guest, Stories, The Single Story

The Single Story: Tell Me.

This one is written by my soulsister, the beautiful (of looks and of pen) 'Pemi Aguda (@UberBetty). ******************************* You’ve probably lost someone before. By lost, I mean to death. You’ve probably lost someone to death before. Can you tell me how it works? Can you tell me what to say? Please tell me what to… Continue reading The Single Story: Tell Me.

Societal, Stories, The Single Story

The Single Story: Friday, 29th July

Hey People. Good weekend I'm sure? The second installment in the Single Story series is finally here (took me long enough, I know!). If you don’t know about the series, read the intro hereThe Single Story (Intro) and the first installment here The Single Story: My Name Is Asad Also I’ve recently found myself dabbling… Continue reading The Single Story: Friday, 29th July