MARCH 2017

EVERYONE HAS A WISHLIST

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

MARCH 2017

Pi Day: A NUMBER OF THINGS TO KNOW

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

MARCH 2017

THE STRENGTHS OF A LEADER

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

MARCH 2017

DO YOU REMEMBER YOUR FIRST KISS?

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?