If you’re a photography enthusiast, professional photographer or a hobbyist, you may have heard of a photo walk. Well, I’d never heard of one until about two weeks ago when I saw an announcement for a photowalk happening in Abuja. Organised by @Wakasnapng, a community of photographers, the photowalk took place on Saturday, 13th October….Continue Reading “What’s a Photowalk Like?”
Maybe the problem is we try to label everything – I’m a fiction blogger, I’m a lifestyle blogger, I’m a health blogger, I’m a food blogger, yada yada yada. What if I don’t want labels? What if I don’t want a niche? What if I just want to write whatever I feel like writing?
Nollywood. Nigeria’s film industry. We churn out thousands of films in a year. A few, good. Most, I can’t stand. It’s funny; I watched many Nollywood films as a child, mostly rented from video clubs. Those were the good old days, yea? But, I’m not nostalgic. Over time, as I noticed the difference between American…Continue Reading “I’ll stop being too hard on Nollywood. Here’s why.”
My pancakes are so yummy and fluffy that my cousin had me make them for her three times within the space of two days. When she complained that her pancakes never get as fluffy as mine, the first question I asked her was if she puts baking powder in her batter. She said “no.” Many…Continue Reading “You’ve been making crêpes, not pancakes.”
The words ‘African’ and ‘sci-fi’ are hardly seen side by side in a sentence, but that doesn’t mean they can’t fit snugly together. Pumzi is an East African sci-fi short by Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu, who’s also the mind behind LGBT story ‘Rafiki’. I watched Pumzi sometime in the third quarter of 2018, 9 years…Continue Reading “Have You Seen Pumzi?”
Every time there’s a guest at home and I have to explain why I’m holed up in my room all day, it goes something like this “I work online, I am a writer.” Actually, I’m a ghost writer. Well, a ghostwriter is also a writer, except that I don’t get credit for the stuff I…Continue Reading “Why It Stinks Being a Ghostwriter”