Postcard: The Beginning

One traditional engagement in Lagos down, one white wedding in Sweden to go. The last 9-10 days have been surreal with such a rush of activity. Lots of stories. Lots of photos. Once I get back to Stockholm next week, I’ll definitely be writing a lot!

Growing up in Nigeria

Ever wondered what its like to be a child growing up in Africa? Despite all the visions of despair flashed across TVs on a daily basis, there are tiny pockets of hope sprouting everyday and people move about their daily lives. Recently wrote a short article titled My Hometown in 500 Words: Lagos that takes …

Transitions Abroad: Africa Issue

Be sure to check out the latest issue of Transitions Abroad’s Webzine – Focus: Africa and the Middle East. Besides providing the magazine’s cover photograph of the little Nigerian girl with tiro around her eyes, I also wrote the following two articles: – Volunteer Effectively in Nigeria: The Key is Thinking Grassroots – A Glimpse …