Finally, it is about that time of the year and I'm a bit frantic. I don't really celebrate or mark birthdays, maybe because I am too much of a happy loner and all. Although I do dream of having a birthday party of some sort, every time, I dread the churning feeling that comes with… Continue reading EVERYONE HAS A WISHLIST
Math enthusiasts know all about it, and the rest of the population is probably hoping for cherry pie. But March 14 is Pi Day. And each year presents ample opportunity for learning. To 31 decimal places, the celebrated irrational number that never ends is 3.1415926535897932384626433832795. A few more tidbits about pi and Pi Day: --… Continue reading Pi Day: A NUMBER OF THINGS TO KNOW
On December 31, 1983, the military mounted a coup and Muhammadu Buhari, then a major general, became the country's leader. Now seventy-two, Buhari says he has undergone radical changes since those days and that he now champions democracy. After the coup, he ran an authoritarian regime until fellow soldiers ousted him less than twenty months… Continue reading THE STRENGTHS OF A LEADER
I can not still believe that I had boiled plantain for breakfast yesterday morning. I think it has been five years now since I last had them because I do not really like them. I prefer them thinly fried. I could go on and on about all other meals I dislike and other meals that… Continue reading SEVEN DAYS LATER…
Before you start thinking too hard, your first kiss must have been from your folks. Yes, but I am not talking about that. I mean your first ever intimate kiss. I remember when I was in class four of primary school, an unexpected thing happened. I guess this little boy must have been crushing on… Continue reading DO YOU REMEMBER YOUR FIRST KISS?