Note: The exploration for this post was done in 2011 while I lived in The Netherlands. Artichokes haven’t appeared in any store aisles in Nigeria (that I’ve come across anyway….). I am sharing it because I unearthed some ‘gems’ in the process. I hope you enjoy reading it. —–♥♥♥♥♥—– None of my memories, sleeping or […]
When we returned home last August, my older sister told me about strawberry season in Nigeria – January/winter to you in some parts of the world. I was convinced it was a joke. Till last Friday when I held a pack in hand.
Healthy 6am weekday conversations in our home are rare. As I guess they are in most households with children of any sort: pre-teen and post teens! Usually, moaning and grumbling tend to dampen the chit-chat of the blue tits and red robins; and even the cocks crowing-a dawn. The kids channel crackles with dragging feet […]
As told by me. And in alphabetical order. And yes, 11 days in a country makes me an expert. Of sorts. Local names are written in italics and I’ve done my best to share the correct pronunciations. Where available, I’ve included photographs – enjoy!
Updated 12th Februrary, 2012 Thanks for your suggestions, I’ve finally updated #12. X X X Treat myself with true & honest kindness – including the occasional manicure and pedicure. And also continue to swim, run, sleep and most of all eat right. Women, Food and God by Geneen Roth has shown me why this is […]