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THE LESSONS OF FOLKTALES: THE WHITE-CHESTED MASQUERADE

Today would have been one day I regret not having my camera handy, but I will not. It is however a day I realized that our generation is blessed with the curse of being too much aware, knowing too much, asking too much.It was meant to be a quiet natural morning occasionally shattered by the deafening artificial noises of work,...

Sun, Sand, Sound and Time

Why do I love beaches? When I was a little boy, I was deemed too small to go to the wavy beach, except to stand and stare from a distance. I did not want to swim in it, but wished I could go closer and pick shells while bathing in the light of the sun. Age could not deny me...

SUPERHERO

I lost a pair of glasses recently, but I did not lose it per se, it was taken by a young cousin who felt she was more trend-conscious than I was. She just visited, picked the pair of glasses, wore them and that was all. I have not really been a glass-wearing person, but there is this thing about glasses...

Commissioning

There is one thing about engineering that I don't like. It is the way it borrows words from other professions and claim them as if they were its own... The first time I heard the word "commissioning" at work, I was thinking of scissors and ribbons and agbadas and cameras and party and fanfare. That is what the media fueled...

Long-radius Elbow

LONG-RADIUS ELBOW I watch football a lot, but I do not always agree with all the rules: offside, tackles, penalties and many more. I also disagree with the uneven way punishments are sometimes meted out during a match. For example, I still find it hard to comprehend why an elbow is such a crime. Two players jump and one hand...