Category: Life in Analogy

CHAINED ELEPHANTS AND FILM MAKING IN NAIJA

  There is a story told by life coaches and motivational speakers.   It’s about the Baby elephant in the circus. Now a baby elephant is cute and pretty “harmless” but the circus owners have to think about when it’s fully grown, so to break it, and make it controllable. They tie it down , […]

What getting pick pocketted taught me

So a little over a week ago, Friday Night October 21st precisely; a day of infamy, someone picked my pocket. The scoundrel Pick Pocketted me. (Is that a word?) Anyway it was a odd experience. How did it happen? Well i was heading home around 9pm. I had visited the set of a tv show […]

Will the real Valedictorian please stand up

The Prom King and Queen These are honorary titles awarded to students elected in a school-wide vote prior to the prom, and seniors are usually awarded these title The Valedictorian is a student, typically having the highest academic achievements of the class. Both are recognitions, one for popularity/likeability, and the other based on academic excellence, […]

PAYING ATTENTION TO THE SIGNS

So i just started driving late last year , strange thing for a man my age, but that’s a story for another day. Having been a passenger in either public transport or a private car, i was usually engrossed in something else or just blanked out through the journey.  So, i was not used to […]

THE JERSEY

I own a football jersey. Specifically it’s a Chelsea Football Club jersey. Whenever it wear it people scream random things at me. Either in support of the club , a comment about a match,or mockery about the teams performance. Some feel they have an affinity with me and want to carry on a conversation. The […]

REEL LIFE: Back to the Future

REEL LIFE- Life lessons from the movies One of my favourite movies of all time is Back to the Future(1985), in fact, I love the entire trilogy and in my opinion is one of the best trilogies of all time, and because the story comes full circle and everything ties up. For the uninitiated, BTTF […]

What Angry Birds Taught Me

So I finally caught the Angry Birds virus. I haven’t really played video games since someone borrowed my SNES after high school and returned it two years later. So , im flipping through the applications on my phone (go team android) and I come across Angry Birds and I decide to check it out, and […]

Restaurants,Shoes and Buyer’s Remorse

Have you ever been to a restaurant, you arrive and you look at the menu. Depending on the time of the month and your financial status , you look at what they have and then look at what you can afford. You then make your order, somewhat satisfied with the same order you make every […]

Lady in the Red Dress

No, i’m not talking about the Chris De Burgh song, that one is actually Lady in Red(1986).I’m referring to a minor character from a scene from the 99 hit “pop culture affecting, trendsetter”, movie THE MATRIX. (there’s only one Matrix, the others are Fa(ke)trix,Wa(ck)trix) There is a scene where Morpheous(Lawrence Fishburne) is guiding Neo(Keanu Reeves) […]

Confessions of a Denominator

I am a denominator the one recurring factor in the vicious cycle that is my life,….my existence I am obsessed with romance I ignore all self control and throw caution to the wind I enter relationships at the flick of a switch driven by my hormones i date whoever fires off my “feel good” neurones […]