This post is largely for my Readers to get to know me, why I chose to start this blogging journey, the kind of content I hope to produce, and for what purpose…
Living alone for the first time with a lot of my time on my hands, I decided to start trying the recipes I keep drooling over on food blogs and also keep an open mind to trying the northern cuisine. It didn’t always turn out well. The first vegetable soup I prepared with Spinach here was tasteless, glory to God, I wasn’t afraid of my mother appearing to knock sense into my head so I jejely ate biscuits and slept. But some of them turned out great.
I can’t stop raving about this book. It’s written in Epistolary form; a collection of letters and journal entries of two best friends. It spans through their birth, meeting,teenage years, heartbreaks, love, marriage, childbirth, loss and growth. Debbie’s characters are strong, it was so easy to identify with their pain and happy times. If you love So long a letter by Mariama Ba, then you will love this. I recommend it to anyone who loves books themed on the friendship and bond between women.
Today, the cloud was angry in Bauchi. First, she fumed and sulked in the morning, throwing tantrums; threatening us with thunder and lightning. When I chose to ignore her and get much needed air outside — after being cooped up in my apartment — she bristled at my pertinence and wept. She must have needed it because she calmed after her teary outburst and I sneaked out of the cover I had taken