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A View through the Wire ~ A Short Story pt2

A View through the Wire ~ A SHORT Story Samantha rolled off the bed, suddenly aware how late it was. ‘Gosh!!, that was meant to be a short nap!’. It was now after two in the afternoon and she had slept for good three hours. She looked around and wondered where Jim was. She could…

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Himalayan Salt v Other Sea Salts & Table Salt – My verdict

Lifestyle Choices The other day while going through various posts on social media, I stumbled on a discussion between a couple of friends about the Pink Salt also known as the Himalayan Salt.  It caught my attention because, several years ago, I was in a friend’s house and I had seen this pink salt. I…

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Art & History Event ~ The Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Art Exhibitions For lovers of African Arts and History  The Victoria and Albert Museum or V&A as commonly known, are having volunteering guided tours of Black people and Art through 1600 – 1815 in Britain. ~ Titled “Mysterious Spectacle: The African Representation in European Art”, this will be a Free talk & guided tour to be held on Saturday 4…

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Why Some Women Cheat

Lifestyle Choices “Fishes in a glass bowl, swimming ever so freely; in a bowl they live, ever bound within; trapped they are, for in that bowl, there’s no escape” ~ Lorenzo Tim is a 45 year-old retired man-for-hire, a male escort. His other services involved pleasing his female clients, offering sex for a fee. This…

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A View through the Wire ~ A SHORT Story

Lifestyle Choices ‘You can’t be serious’, retorted Jim, as he hastily exited the room, his coffee spilling onto the cream-coloured carpet. Walking down the stairs, he thought about the previous night’s party and the discussion about relationships that so upset him. Down at the lounge, he gazed out the window.  It was a cold winter…

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Travel – An Escape from Reality

Lifestyle Choices Back in December 2014 I took some time off from my London life to enjoy the sights and sounds of beautiful Turkey. It was a holiday I was looking forward to with eagerness as I needed some time away to relax from a rather challenging year. Turkey is one of the most exciting…

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Jollof Rice & Peppered Cod Fillet w/ Vegetables

Lifestyle Choices – Food As You Like It! I’ve heard arguments between my Nigerian friends and some Ghanaian mates on what country’s Jollof rice tastes better. To be honest, I really couldn’t be bothered so long as it’s cooked to my liking ~ Hot N Spicy. For my Non-African friends who’ve never had a taste of…

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Baby Potatoes, Sausages and Lorenzo’s Wine Twist!

Lifestyle Choices As a foodie, I love to try out new foods and experiment with flavours. There are so many herbs and mixed spices one can play with, and when you hit the bullseye, it’s just a delight. I bought some baby potatoes a few days ago and this morning I decided to try something…

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Quinoa ~ One of my favourite superfoods

Lifestyle Choices Looking good and feeling good has a lot to do with our food intake, lifestyle, and in many instances, our attitude to issues around us, issues that have an impact on our moods and general perception of life. I have always had a crazy consciousness of how I look, my appearance. Although I…

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Shabby chic culture

Lifestyle Choices There is indeed a growing and hugely popular trend catching on with the stylish young and not-so-young folks out there – as the French would call it, the ‘rustique’ look. Others more fashion savvy and in with anything stylish see this as the ‘shabby-chic’ look. The shabby chic look is slightly differentiated from…

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