Can I take you on a trip down memory lane? You see, 2019 was pretty awesome because I got to experience the cool side of being a Nigerian Travel Blogger. Asides the many colorful blog posts, I quadrupled readership on the blog (definitely not a one-man effort) but on my socials, maybe not so much. … Continue reading 2019 IN REVIEW: THE ERICOTRIPS BRAND AND EVERYTHING ELSE
After a lengthy discussion the Chief reached a conclusion, “I have heard all you have said but *mbanu, it is against my tradition to encroach on another man’s land, I and my father suffered before we acquired this property to build this mansion, it is family, I’m sorry”
The land is no respecter of persons and its terrain to commercial success is rough. Florence recently divorced her husband, marital scandals that stemmed from infidelity and adultery prompted her to push for this. In a way, that action plunged her into the arms of poverty. The man gave her and the children nothing! nevertheless … Continue reading THE PERILS OF MOTHERHOOD II
Every day we face conditions and circumstances that are beyond our control. From traffic, robbery, weather, angry bosses… Our strength depends on how we adapt to all of these and dream of an oasis. There are no mistakes, only lessons. No ambition is too big; no dream is too small.
She’s supposed to be a mother, yes a mother. The toddler wandered around, following her closely as she hawked her goods. Concerned, I called the mother to attention, “madam, it’s risky to leave your boy this way, hold his hand at least this area is way too busy” She was really angered by my approach, … Continue reading THE PERILS OF MOTHERHOOD