These small pleasures remind me in those moments that life can be fun. So as I bob along on the oceans of life, whether it’s an ebb or a flow I hold on knowing that in a small moment in time, pleasure awaits. … More THE SMALL PLEASURES OF LIFE-THE FRENCH ART OF LIVING A GOOD LIFE
As the years roll by I become more and more aware of the need to engage in those things I love. While reading is one of the most consistent hobbies I pursue, traveling is one hobby I wish I could explore more; I have not really indulged in it very much. So as a gift … More My trip to Kaduna and An Abundance of Scorpions.
Books are always a delight for book lovers like me. If you are like me then you know that thrill that runs through you when you get a book to read. Some weeks ago I had a small accident and I had to go off work for a week. During my time at home I … More DO YOUR BOOKS GATHER DUST ON THE SHELF UNREAD?
Sometime in November 2017 I suddenly fell ill. I thought it would be the usual bout of malaria that lasts three days, the type that would allow me go to work while on treatment. Turned out that this malaria had it in for me. I ended up spending a full week at home with a … More DOES YOUR MOOD DETERMINE YOUR BOOK CHOICE?
No, I’m not talking about food guys. Though I do like to have second helpings of beans and plantain (my ‘bestest’ food in the whole wide world) and jollof rice (cooked Nigerian style). But no, this is not a food blog. I am talking about second helpings of books people! Has anyone ever felt like … More Second Helpings Anyone?
I have a book stacking problem, maybe someone out there can help me? … More Where do you keep your books?
I am sure that most readers can relate to this experience; I get very upset with people who return the book I lend them with all sorts of stains, marks or even ripped pages! You know the shock you get when someone scratches your car or leaves a dent on it? That’s how I feel … More What happened to the pages?!
I think the reason why I will always be a reader is that I seek that magic hidden in the pages of each book; I find pleasure in soaking in the story so carefully thought out by the writer sometimes I find words that help me grow as a person at other times I just feel like skipping along happily with glee. … More Of books and their magic.