Tag Archives: family

Thinking about Toyin

I can’t stop wondering why Toyin Salau couldn’t have gone home. Why wasn’t there anyone who could have told her, “Wait there, I am coming to get you.” ???


My cousin Obi died yesterday. I knew he was gravely ill, but I suppose I thought the medical science necessary to support him through a normal lifespan was there and so I thought his life would just continue being an endless blur of hospitals and doctors and drugs.

Hi Mom!

Look what I found!! A picture of my Mom when she was in Primary School!!!! She must have been seven or eight in this..

Situation Update

Things are looking up. I have found somewhere to stay. It’s temporary but at least I will have a roof over my head for..

Why Am I So Angry?

I just realised that I have been indescribably angry for as long as I can remember I just don’t know why


The last two weeks have been rough, and I’ve done a lot of thinking. First of all, thank you to everyone who said something..

Home Is Where the Hatred Is

Having to live with someone because you have no choice is a terrible thing. To constantly be reminded that your are beholden, at their..