Tag Archives: Nigeria

Out There.

Running is my best connection to living in Lagos. Monday through Friday it’s the same. I step outside our flat, lock the door, lament the destruction wrought by humidity on my carefully coiffed hair and makeup, and then follow four flights of steps down. … Continue reading

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I’m Not in the Market for a Cannon, Thank You.

Shopping. Again. How is it that the girl that doesn’t like shopping finds herself back at Lekki Market a mere few weeks after a first tentative exploration? I suppose a promise took me back and a promise once made is best kept; I … Continue reading

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The Market

I’m a bad girl. I don’t mean that in a coy, naughty way (that’s reserved for Greg); just simply that sometimes I’m not so good at girl-stuff. For instance, I’m not crafty at all and my basic sewing skills stop at … Continue reading

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Home-Home

They say youth is wasted on the young. This may or may not be true, but I do know that the summer vacation of my youth was time well-spent, even if I didn’t fully appreciate it back then. Back then, my summer … Continue reading

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Nearly Finished…

It’s May 2nd which means we’re nearly finished with our first year in Lagos. It’s been a good year, but a busy one filled with uncertainty, challenges and the typical hard-work associated with a first year in a new country … Continue reading

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NCD, Diwali, a 10K, and a Trio of Turkeys.

Well, time and deadlines got away from me, but here’s a post I started the end of November. New Year’s Resolution? Do a better job keeping my blog posts timely… It’s officially the last day of November. We’re at the … Continue reading

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You know you’re living in another country when…

You know you’re living in another country when…   The sign in front of the British School says…no loitering, no soliciting, no hanging-out, no kerb crawling (looking for hookers). The South African advertisements on The Discovery Channel are selling “car … Continue reading

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