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Aayooba’s Diaries: A letter to 27

Reading time: 7 minutes Hello 27, Read the previous post It’s now time to say goodbye. Was it not only yesterday that we were doing that to 26? Oh right, that was some three hundred and sixty-something days ago. Indeed, it feels like no time has passed at all. Yet we both know so much has taken place since […]

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Aayooba’s Diaries: A Letter to 26

Reading time: 6 minutes I did not see the dreadlocks coming. Read previous post I have always known you to possess a strong will and when at 21, you put scissors to your own hair to shave it all off, I knew you were capable of doing the wildest things on impulse, whether the world aligned or not. But […]

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Diary of an Ibadan Girl: Entry 16

Reading time: 4 minutes   I woke today, feeling sad about the fact that Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde Barrister won’t be playing at my wedding. Because he went to the great beyond earlier than I scheduled.   My only hope for a blissful wedding party now is Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde Marshall. May God keep him till 2022 and beyond. Why […]

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Diary of an Ibadan Girl: Entry 15

Reading time: 5 minutes   I’ve looked back on my life this past week and I’m honestly impressed that I’m still alive.   Shebi that’s how Ijangbon slept jejely, I now went to use my own two hands to drag it. It all started when I asked Daddy if I could start learning how to drive and he said […]

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Diary of an Ibadan Girl: Entry 14

Reading time: 4 minutes   I feel like the worst thing that has ever happened to me is being attracted to men.   I don’t get my life. Honestly. Like, I don’t get it. Today, I want a boyfriend. The next minute, I can’t stand any man. Perhaps I have a psychological problem? I don’t know why I’m in […]