Monday, 22 June 2009

Couldn't help but Share...

hey peops...once in a while, I put up some really "touching" mails sent to me by friends...this happens to be one of them...I just couldn't help but share this...after all love they say is sharing...y'all know how much I love you right???heee heee heee!!! read on...


THESE ARE ENTRIES TO A WASHINGTON POST COMPETITION ASKING FOR A TWO-LINE RHYME WITH THE MOST ROMANTIC FIRST LINE, AND THE LEAST ROMANTIC SECOND LINE...Happy Reading!!!

1. My darling, my lover, my beautiful wife:
Marrying you has screwed up my life.

2. I see your face when I am dreaming.
That's why I always wake up screaming.

3. Kind, intelligent, loving and hot;
This describes everything you are not.

4. Love may be beautiful, love may be bliss,
But I only slept with you 'cause I was pissed.

5. I thought that I could love no other
that is until I met your brother.

6. Roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet, and so are you.
But the roses are wilting, the violets are dead, the sugar bowl's empty and so is your head.

7. I want to feel your sweet embrace;
But don't take that paper bag off your face.

8. I love your smile, your face, and your eyes Damn,
I'm good at telling lies!

9. My love, you take my breath away.
What have you stepped in to smell this way?

10. My feelings for you no words can tell,
Except for maybe 'Go to hell.'

11. What inspired this amorous rhyme?
Two parts vodka, one part lime.


WHO SAID POETRY IS BORING

Sunday, 14 June 2009

9ja to the Core(2)

Abuja was the bomb...I've said this and I'll say it again...if there's any where I'll love to live in Naij, it is most definitely ABJ!!!
I officially met Writefreak and it was awesome!!!She's a babe...as in B-A-B-E...lucky hubby :-)
We went to wonderland together and that was MARd fun.
I visited all my regular joints and was sure to check yahooza out for that special blend of kilishi they make like no other(yummy).
All in all my trip was wonderful and yes my head is back from the clouds where it was stuck for a while.
I kept hearing questions like No-Limit when are you coming back, aren't you coming back bladdy bladdy bla...well I will...in God's time abi?
Right this second, I know I am where God wants me to be(yes seriously)...plus relocation involves major planning(No Kidding!!!)...
I still love my Naija...btw a friend of mine told me I have blind love/loyalty for Nigeria, he is Nigerian and can't seem to understand why I always have something positive to say about Nigeria...He said the country is corrupt, government is eating deep into the foreign reserve and this is devaluing the naira hence the reason pounds is still strong in Naij inspite of the credit crunch...etc
This is a guy who knows how to "cut corners"...scratch that...who cuts corners in the same Nigeria...which as far as I'm concerned makes him as guilty as the corrupt peops he talked about.
I am not saying we don't have our issues in Nigeria...as a matter of fact we do...and they are major at that...But I will keep celebrating every WIN no matter how tiny it is...I will make noise about it!!!
I'll leave you with this...

You're not what you think you are...you're not what they think you are...you are what you think they think you are...Dr Sola Fola-Alade(So Who Do You Really Think You Are)

Selah

Friday, 5 June 2009

9ja to the Core(1)

Greetings from the motherland...it was a highly successful trip and I'm glad everything went according to plan...
The weddings,birthdays and various parties was worth my ticket fare...lol
Well I really don't know where to start from, but I'll start from somewhere...
Lagos
Lagos was a pleasant surprise!!!no joke on that! I'll start from the airport...on previous occasions that I've landed at MM airport, the stale smell emanating from every corner would have made an able bodied man pass out...but to my delight...this was not so, instead it was cool breeze(air conditioner)...there and then, I knew I was in for a good time in Naija!!!
I was meant to meet up with Stand Tall(I apologise sis I will call you) and Rethot(He disappeared into thing air!!!)...But ended up failing to do so...Next time I'm in lag...I will plan it better...
Let me just put it this way...Lagos is more beautiful than I've seen it in ages...what ever strategy Fashola is using is working like dope!!!I kid you not...
I wasn't opportune to hitch a ride on the BRT bus but I plan to do that the next time I'm in town!
Now the NEPA(electricity) story is another matter entirely and who ever is behind the epileptic electricity in naija will soon be having major seizures just like NEPA!!!( I am not cursing I am only making a statement...it's only a matter of time...God pass them)...it is crazy...one minute there's light the next second...it is darkness...
I honestly believe there's a syndicate behind this and they are making mad money on generator business...Generator is now a permanent fixture in most homes and I know this ought not to be...but why?
Okay enough of that...
On the last Friday of the month...I headed straight to motherland to watch one of my favourite artistes perform...I am talking of no other fella than LAGBAJA himself...I don't know why but I have nothing but total respect for this gentleman...he is just plain ol' wonderful and I love the fact that he practices what he preaches...he is a leader in the true sense of it...why do I say this...
I noticed that while performing, he kept encouraging other upcoming saxophonists to come out and show their stuff...now that is a true characteristic of a leader...a leader replicates himself and is not afraid to share the limelight with others...when Ego of the memorable "konko below" decided to go solo...there was nothing I didn't here from bad belles and bad mouthers!!! ranging from...she had a quarrel with lagbaja to ooo Lagbaja "toasted" her and when she refused, he decided to sack her! haba...children of Adam...why?
Well she was right there at motherland too...funny enough, I was there at her last performance in motherland and trust me it was a case of a leader releasing his mentor to fly high too...And many of the famous singers and comedians actually cut their teeth in motherland! Yes o...I remember basket mouth performing and sound sultan too...check out lagbaja's gragra on you tube and see the very young basket mouth...back in the days...he's the guy the lady with corn in a bag was posing for!!!:-)
Well this is already a long post...I better stop here and justify my earnings for the day by getting back to work sharpishly!