Born in Nigeria, made for the world!
Flyyx and the Book Bryghyl ducked to avoid the blade of her attacker and, in the same motion, pierced his side with her sword. He let out an angry grunt, turned around, and lunged at her. She quickly stepped aside, and falling to her knees, she effortlessly thrust her sword under his armor. He gave a loud yelp and fell backwards.
A Tale of Two Phobias
Tug-of-War I was 12 when something profound (at least for me it was) happened at the Bar Beach, Lagos, southwestern Nigeria. It was the Eid celebration. I remember being super excited about a day of sun-filled fun with my immediate family and a bunch of aunts, uncles, and cousins. The entire clan.
A Surfeit of F*cks
A Surfeit of F*cks Welcome to America One bright morning in April 2021, I had just exited a ramp and was merging with traffic. It seemed one of the other drivers was going to sideswipe me and so I laid hard on my horn and simultaneously yelled, “F*UCK YOU!!” They couldn’t have heard me, both our windows were up, the expressway thundered with the noise of dozens of cars. Still, it felt good to say that out loud. That wasn’t the first time I hurled that expletive in the 6 years I’ve been in the United States. It’s been a surfeit of f*ucks in God’s own country.
Thrift Store Shopping 101
Few things beat the thrill of finding extraordinary items at extraordinary prices. Thrift store shopping is one of the most affordable ways to build a stylish or well-curated wardrobe, while simultaneously also helping the environment. It’s true that sustainably made clothing is gaining some traction, however production costs are pretty steep, resulting in high price tags. Few people can afford a $150 pair of jeans made out of recycled plastic! Buying used clothing is one of the most effective ways of keeping clothing out of landfills. It is estimated that around 85% of clothing bought by Americans end up in landfills every year.