I was watching an interview with Trevor Noah and Chimamamnda Ngozi Adichie at PEN America. And I was so intrigued by the conversation. Chimamanda is a world-renowned novelist and a major advocate for feminism. She has written a lot of books such as Half of a Yellow Sun, Americanah, and Dear Ijeawele. During the interview, she spoke about when she was … Continue reading Perceptions of blackness
The friend zone is a level in a platonic relationship where one of the people involved wishes for a romantic or sexual relationship as against mere friendship. Before I establish my stand, I’d like to say that dating takes more than just feelings. Other factors such as one’s psychology, ability to apply knowledge and … Continue reading Straight outta Friend zone!!!
I visited Istanbul which is the capital, although quite short but was very eventful, it was a lot to take in actually. Right from the airport, I started to notice how people looked at me differently, the men most especially. An airport staff who was supposedly to help me in getting my visa, kept trying to get me to smoke with him. His English was terrible so I could barely hear what he was saying, next thing I knew I was in a hallway that reeked of weed lol the horror
So growing up, I have always struggled with the question ‘’are you an introvert or an extrovert”? I never really understood where I quite fit, I would have my colleagues/acquaintances thinking I was this quiet shy girl while my friends would laugh at that thought. I knew I wasn’t quite an introvert and I definitely … Continue reading Life as an ambivert.