Speak Yoruba App

Speak Yoruba

I’m a huge language nerd, and one of my biggest regrets is losing the Yoruba I learned a child living in Lagos, so I’m super excited about an app that lets me show off a little to my Yoruba friends.


Thoughts on Friendship

In France, your friend is whom you went to school with.
In Brazil, your friend is whomever is welcome to go into your house when you’re not home, and raid your refrigerator.
As a Nigerian, who is a friend to you?

Sugabelly's 26th Birthday

I’m Twenty-Six!

Goodbye 25! Hello 26! Holy shit, I’m actually an adult now. Today is my Baiday! Eeeya! Eeeya! O!


Notes on a Quarter Century

If my seventeen year old self could see me now, she’d be very surprised. This isn’t how I imagined being twenty-five would be at all. I really believed that by twenty-five I would be a full-fledged adult with my life thoroughly together, probably even married, and with a baby on the way.

Somehow that hasn’t happened yet, and in a few hours, I will be six years into my twenties without a fucking clue what I am doing or where I am going with my life.


Death Might Be Annoying… But Not Much Else

Everyone always imagines death attended by panic.
The realisation that you’re going to die, the horror, the fear, the sheer panic.
All I could feel while dying, was annoyed.