10 THINGS I MISS ABOUT LIVING IN NIGERIA

From the music blasting from tiny barbing salons to the clutter of people watching Chinese movies translated in Yoruba at the bustop, the hassle of bargaining prices in Nigerian markets to the sweet taste of Amala and Gbegiri at Shitta roundabout and so on… Read my hilarious list of things I miss about living in Nigeria

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ABOUT MY ONLINE LOVER PT 2

Continued from Part 1 click to catch up She was still lost in thought when Anthony pulled the ultimate surprise, he tucked into his pocket and brought out a small case. OMG!!! He is not about to propose on the first date or is he? He opened the small case and it was a sparkling […]

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I FOUND OUT HE HAS A PLAN B

​Sitting at my corner with my headphones on, watching the King Women series, feeling all emotional because that particular episode was very intense. My boss was having a meeting with two men; I wasn’t bothered about the meeting because it surely would be boring. Suddenly, the fire drill came on, the two men got up […]

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TALES OF THE SIDE CHIC LIFE-10 (FINAL PART)

I sat up on the bed. I wanted to hear what Lola had to say clearly. She kept asking me if I was feeling better and I assured her I was okay although I was far from okay. My mind was racing, what just happened? Is there more to the things Elo had not been […]

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TALES OF THE SIDE CHIC LIFE-9

Later that evening, I put on a lovely short dress I made for my birthday,slipped on my Roberto Cavali shoes and my YSL purse. Elo called to inform me he was on his way to pick me. When he arrived, he came with flowers and another perfume box. Being over 30 years of age and […]

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Tales Of A Side Chic Life – 8

I felt really stupid when he told me that Matilda and her boyfriend had come to his place for two days during the week and that he personally referred Matilda to Lola’s shop to make her hair since he had followed me there times without number. Being over 30 years of age and still single […]

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TALES OF THE SIDE CHIC LIFE-7

I was just two blocks away from Lola’s Salon when a delivery truck broke down in front of me, I was so upset. I called Lade and asked her to find a way to keep the lady there; I wanted to know exactly who she was. Being over 30 years of age and still single […]

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TALES OF THE SIDE CHIC LIFE-6

CHIVALROUS JACKASS He got up and walked towards a lonely tree to receive his call. I just sat there on the sand watching him as he walked away his voice in a whisper as he spoke with her. He is such a douche bag, how can he do this to me after I told him […]

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TALES OF THE SIDE CHIC LIFE-5

DISCOVERY Elo was having fun with his friends while I was busy prying into his business. I looked through his Samsung S5 and I only saw random messages from his boss and emails from the company. It’s probably just an office phone, I hissed not pleased that I didn’t find anything implicating. Being over 30 […]

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TALES OF THE SIDE CHIC LIFE-4

The drive back was a very quiet one; I didn’t want Elo to know I heard his friend ask of Lade and his kids. I just told him I was having a headache so he didn’t bother engaging me in any side talk he just drove me back to my store. Being over 30 years […]

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SHE LEFT ME STRANDED!

Dasola has always been this way; right from our first date I had an inkling that she had Trust Issues. I brushed it aside because her beauty had totally blown me away. Don’t get me wrong Dasola is an amazing young lady, I mean very smart and honest. We met at a friend’s wedding in […]

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Let’s all be Forming

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Many of us are guilty of this one. Forming things.You would see someone from your hood back in the days or an old primary school mate and you’ll act like you don’t recognise the face. Haba! What’s with the attitude(shakara) anyway? For quite a while, I have been seeing this guy in the area he […]

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TALES OF THE SIDE CHIC LIFE -3

As soon as I drove into my compound, Elo called. Hearing his voice was so reassuring that my doubts of about 40 minutes ago vanished instantly, I started making up excuses for him in my head. ‘it must have been a call from his boss’, ‘it must have been a call from his dad’….blahblah blah. […]

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TALES OF THE SIDE CHIC LIFE-2

After church service that Sunday, Elo the first timer guy asked me on a date. Oh boy! You should have seen the way my eyes lit up, my heart began to palpitate with excitement. Being over 30 years of age and still single can be pretty difficult for a Nigerian lady. The pressure from society […]

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TALES OF THE SIDE CHIC LIFE- 1

As usual I came into the store looking all grumpy. Being beautiful and stylish didn’t guarantee a husband these days; it takes way more than that. I had determined that year 2013 would not end without me possessing my possessions which included a man but here we are in 2015 and still no show. I […]

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