When Things Go Wrong …

ONE sunny Saturday morning in July, I left for my friend’s sister’s wedding which took place in a small neighbouring town. After the wedding, we all moved from the Church to the groom’s family compound where the wedding reception was to take place. At the venue, I picked a good spot at the front and…

Drama Table

The chatter came to an abrupt stop as Mama placed two plastic bowls on the table. Nine restless bodies nuzzled the creaky wooden table as their eyes scanned the unknown content. What could it be this time? Their peckish faces glowed before an oil lamp. Chinyere’s eyes twinkled as she watched spittle drip from Jude’s…

Big Dream

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” — Walt Disney Altoe Sert Company Limited, within its anti-climb mesh fence, looked huge, alluring, magnificent, above standard, unique, progressive and all. There it stands! Right before us! Looking like the opulence of the entire globe. Our captivated senses held on…

The Past In The Closet

She walked into the lovely flower garden blooming in a spring early morning sun. She didn’t know when she reached there but she saw herself in the nucleus of paradise! She spun around in confusion and glared at the vast area of gorgeous blooms extending to the horizon on every side. Spectacular petals of different…

Odd Fate #1

As they settled in their seats, she saw it across the horizon, through the glass wall of the seaside eatery, a few kilometres away. It was coming slowly and was nothing to worry about, it looked like a normal storm, nothing to be afraid of. So she ignored it to browse through the menu before…