Author: Orode

FICTION: THE STREET TRIBUNAL.

‘The idea that you would even think of such an outlandish accusation is preposterous.’ ‘Oga abeg stop all that grammar, pull your Shokoto now’ Brian stares angrily at the pack...

TO BE OR NOT TO BE IN THE KITCHEN?

Kitchen, Living Room, Other Room, Palaver. After our president went on international TV to say that his wife’s place was in his living room, his kitchen and his bedroom, the...

FROM RUBBISH HEAP TO THE SPOTLIGHT

29 year old Portuguese street artist Bordalo II (Artur Bordalo), wanted to spread his message about endless waste production. So he thought, what better way to talk about scrap, than...

HOW I MET YOUR FATHER

HOW I MET YOUR FATHER. By Orode Uwawah   The twins watched their mother as her lips parted and the words slowly started tumbling out. “The sun was really hot...

A GREAT SONG: STEVE CROWN – YOU ARE GREAT

    On certain days, what keeps me going all day long are the words “You are Great, You are Great, You are Great”. Repeating those three words over and...

GROWING THROUGH HEARTBREAK

When I was in my early teens, I promised myself I would never experience a heartbreak. I would never ever ‘allow’ anyone break my heart. I was going to keep...

10 SWEET ILLUSTRATIONS OF WHAT LOVE IS

These heart-warming illustrations by  Andrew Hou  show what love is. What started out as birthday sms messages for his girlfriend (now his wife), grew into a website with hundreds of...

10 TYPES OF HEART-BREAKERS.

If you’re like me and billions of other people on this planet, you’ve probably gotten your heart broken a few times. And also probably done your own share of breaking...

THIS THING CALLED LOVE (ii)

Life and Love are as easy or as hard as you choose to make it. Last week, we talked about this thing called love and the choices we make. Looking...